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Dwall Family History

Dwall 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: Wall, Dall, Gall, Ball, Dale, Hall, Will, Doll, Ewald, Dowdall

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Where is the Dwall family from?

You can see how Dwall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dwall family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Dwall families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Dwall family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Dwall's in USA. New York had the highest population of Dwall families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dwall surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dwall ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Dwall. 100% of Dwall men worked as a General Labourer and 74% of Dwall women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Daily Maid
  • Domestic Servant
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What Dwall family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 248 census records available for the last name Dwall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dwall 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 33 immigration records available for the last name Dwall. 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 38 military records available for the last name Dwall. For the veterans among your Dwall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dwall lifespan?

Between 1977 and 1997, in the United States, Dwall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dwall in 1977 was 65, and 75 in 1997.

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