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Dwanson Family History

Dwanson 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: Swanson, Danson, Branson, Anson, Hanson, Ranson, Danton, Wason

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Where is the Dwanson family from?

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

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dwanson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 73 census records available for the last name Dwanson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dwanson 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 17 immigration records available for the last name Dwanson. 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 5 military records available for the last name Dwanson. For the veterans among your Dwanson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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