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Daws Family History

Daws Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Daw 1.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Dawn, Dawes, Dawe, Days, Laws, Kays, Lawes, Dews, Haws, Daw

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Where is the Daws family from?

You can see how Daws families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Daws family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Daws families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 179 Daws families living in London. This was about 14% of all the recorded Daws's in the UK. London had the highest population of Daws families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Daws surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Daws ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Daws. 13% of Daws men worked as a General Labourer and 76% of Daws women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Daws were Farm Labourer and Housewife.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    13%
  • Builders Labourer
    8%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Farm Labourer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    76%
  • Incapacitated
    4%
  • Private Means
    3%
  • Housewife
    2%
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Census Records

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Daws. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Daws 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Daws. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Daws. For the veterans among your Daws ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Daws lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Daws life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Daws in 1951 was 28, and 78 in 2004.

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