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Dwal Family History

Dwal 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: Dial, Dal, Deal, Dyal, Dwan, Gal, Wall, Dean, Day, Beal

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Where is the Dwal family from?

You can see how Dwal families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dwal family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Dwal families were found in USA in 1920. In 1851 there were 2 Dwal families living in Lanarkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Dwal's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of Dwal families in 1851.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dwal surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dwal ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Secretary was the top reported job for people in the USA named Dwal. 100% of Dwal women worked as a Secretary. .

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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.

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Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
    100%
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Census Records

There are 206 census records available for the last name Dwal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dwal 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 32 immigration records available for the last name Dwal. 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 43 military records available for the last name Dwal. For the veterans among your Dwal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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