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Dwrights Family History

Dwrights 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: Wrights, Wright, Dwight, Bright, Enright, Knights, Mcright, Wight

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Where is the Dwrights family from?

You can see how Dwrights families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dwrights family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Dwrights family living in Florida. This was 100% of all the recorded Dwrights's in USA. Florida had the highest population of Dwrights families in 1920.
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Census Records

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

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