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Dwyar Family History

Dwyar 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: Dwyer, Dyar, Dear, Dyer, Wear, Demar, Dar, Dryer, Dayal, Boyar

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Where is the Dwyar family from?

You can see how Dwyar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dwyar family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Dwyar families were found in USA in 1880. In 1881 there were 3 Dwyar families living in Lanarkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Dwyar's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of Dwyar families in 1881.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dwyar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dwyar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Dwyar. 34% of Dwyar men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Clerk
    34%
  • Laborer
    34%
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What Dwyar family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 715 census records available for the last name Dwyar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dwyar 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 134 immigration records available for the last name Dwyar. 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 70 military records available for the last name Dwyar. For the veterans among your Dwyar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dwyar lifespan?

Between 1966 and 1992, in the United States, Dwyar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Dwyar in 1966 was 79, and 84 in 1992.

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