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Dwanz Family History

Dwanz 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: Danz, Dwan, Wang, Dean, Duan, Kranz, Dana, Hwang, Swan, Wand

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Where is the Dwanz family from?

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

What did your Dwanz ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 2 census records available for the last name Dwanz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dwanz 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 2 immigration records available for the last name Dwanz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dwanz. For the veterans among your Dwanz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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