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D'wayne Family History

D'wayne Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Wayne, Swayne, Dewane, Dane, Dumaine, Deane, Doane, O'kane, Fayne

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Where is the D'wayne family from?

You can see how D'wayne families moved over time by selecting different census years. The D'wayne family name was found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 2 D'wayne families living in Somerset. This was 100% of all the recorded D'wayne's in United Kingdom. Somerset had the highest population of D'wayne families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the D'wayne surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your D'wayne ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 58 census records available for the last name D'wayne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, D'wayne census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 13 immigration records available for the last name D'wayne. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 90 military records available for the last name D'wayne. For the veterans among your D'wayne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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