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Dw Bois Family History

Dw Bois Name 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: Dubois, De Bonis, Debois, Dobos, De Bock, De Noia, Dobis, De Roos

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Where is the Dw Bois family from?

You can see how Dw Bois families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dw Bois family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Dw Bois family living in Iowa. This was about 50% of all the recorded Dw Bois's in USA. Iowa and 1 other state had the highest population of Dw Bois families in 1920.
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Census Records

There are 31 census records available for the last name Dw Bois. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dw Bois 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dw Bois. 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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There are 3 military records available for the last name Dw Bois. For the veterans among your Dw Bois ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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