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Dwaney Family History

Dwaney 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: Draney, Swaney, Daney, Dolney, Downey, Dorney, Haney, Delaney

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Where is the Dwaney family from?

You can see how Dwaney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dwaney family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Dwaney family living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Dwaney's in USA. Ohio and 1 other state had the highest population of Dwaney families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dwaney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dwaney ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Dwaney. 100% of Dwaney 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
    100%
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Census Records

There are 112 census records available for the last name Dwaney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dwaney 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 28 immigration records available for the last name Dwaney. 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 7 military records available for the last name Dwaney. For the veterans among your Dwaney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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