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Dwayne Family History

Dwayne 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: Wayne, Swayne, Dane, Deane, Doane, Fayne, Sayne, Mayne, Warne, Drane

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Where is the Dwayne family from?

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

What did your Dwayne ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 58 census records available for the last name Dwayne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dwayne 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 13 immigration records available for the last name Dwayne. 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 90 military records available for the last name Dwayne. For the veterans among your Dwayne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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