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Ginwright Family History

Ginwright 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: Wainwright, Jinright, Enwright, Wright, Arkwright, Enright, Gingrich

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Where is the Ginwright family from?

You can see how Ginwright families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ginwright family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Ginwright families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Ginwright family living in Glamorgan. This was 100% of all the recorded Ginwright's in United Kingdom. Glamorgan had the highest population of Ginwright families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ginwright surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ginwright ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laundress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ginwright. 45% of Ginwright men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Ginwright women worked as a Laundress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ginwright were Farmer and Maid. .

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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
    45%
  • Textile
    34%
  • Farmer
    23%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laundress
    50%
  • Maid
    50%
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Census Records

There are 529 census records available for the last name Ginwright. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ginwright 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 6 immigration records available for the last name Ginwright. 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 147 military records available for the last name Ginwright. For the veterans among your Ginwright ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ginwright lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ginwright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ginwright in 1963 was 69, and 90 in 2004.

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