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Dwater Family History

Dwater 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: Water, Deater, Cater, Prater, Bywater, Doster, Draper, Wager, Date

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Where is the Dwater family from?

You can see how Dwater families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dwater family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 8 Dwater families living in Michigan. This was 100% of all the recorded Dwater's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Dwater families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dwater surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dwater ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 69 census records available for the last name Dwater. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dwater 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dwater. 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 Dwater. For the veterans among your Dwater ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dwater lifespan?

Between 1973 and 2004, in the United States, Dwater life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Dwater in 1973 was 64, and 64 in 2004.

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