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Dwbois Family History

Dwbois Name 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: Dubois, Debois, Dobos, Dobis, Bois, Deblois, Dubis, Dozois, Duboise

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Where is the Dwbois family from?

You can see how Dwbois families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dwbois family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Dwbois families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 4 Dwbois families living in New Hampshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Dwbois's in USA. New Hampshire had the highest population of Dwbois families in 1880.
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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dwbois ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 32 census records available for the last name Dwbois. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dwbois 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 Dwbois. 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 4 military records available for the last name Dwbois. For the veterans among your Dwbois ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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