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Dwy Family History

Dwy 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: Day, Dey, Ewy, Dry, Dy, Wu, May, Hay, Kay, Ray

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Where is the Dwy family from?

You can see how Dwy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dwy family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Dwy families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 5 Dwy families living in New Brunswick. This was about 71% of all the recorded Dwy's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Dwy families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dwy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dwy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Dwy. 50% of Dwy men worked as a Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
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Census Records

There are 442 census records available for the last name Dwy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dwy 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 15 immigration records available for the last name Dwy. 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 55 military records available for the last name Dwy. For the veterans among your Dwy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dwy lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Dwy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dwy in 1958 was 38, and 91 in 2004.

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