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Dwane Family History

Dwane Surname Meaning

from Ó Dubháin or Ó Damháin see Duane .

Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, 2016


Similar surnames: Dane, Deane, Doane, Drane, Duane, Dwan, Daane, Dewane, Wang, Cane

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Where is the Dwane family from?

You can see how Dwane families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dwane family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dwane families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 7 Dwane families living in Essex. This was about 47% of all the recorded Dwane's in United Kingdom. Essex had the highest population of Dwane families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dwane surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dwane ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Dwane. 77% of Dwane 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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    77%
  • School Mistress
    12%
  • Teacher
    12%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dwane. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dwane 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 591 immigration records available for the last name Dwane. 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 352 military records available for the last name Dwane. For the veterans among your Dwane ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dwane lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Dwane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Dwane in 1964 was 62, and 70 in 2003.

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