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Dwright Family History

Dwright 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: Wright, Dwight, Bright, Enright, Mcright, Wight, Upright, Akright

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Where is the Dwright family from?

You can see how Dwright families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dwright family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Dwright families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Dwright families living in Buckinghamshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Dwright's in United Kingdom. Buckinghamshire had the highest population of Dwright families in 1891.
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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dwright ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 106 census records available for the last name Dwright. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dwright 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 25 immigration records available for the last name Dwright. 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 6 military records available for the last name Dwright. For the veterans among your Dwright ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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