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Estwell Family History

Estwell Surname 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: Estell, Oswell, Estrella, Elwell, Sewell, Stell, Ashwell, Stowell

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Where is the Estwell family from?

You can see how Estwell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Estwell family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Estwell families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there was 1 Estwell family living in Devon. This was about 50% of all the recorded Estwell's in United Kingdom. Devon and 1 other county had the highest population of Estwell families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Estwell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Estwell ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Estwell ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 40 census records available for the last name Estwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Estwell 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 Estwell. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Estwell. For the veterans among your Estwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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