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Gwi Family History

Gwi 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: Gwin, Ji, Li, Wu, Shi, Chi, Wei, Yi, Gu, Gal

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Where is the Gwi family from?

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

What did your Gwi ancestors do for a living?

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

What Gwi family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 48 census records available for the last name Gwi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gwi 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 14 immigration records available for the last name Gwi. 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 13 military records available for the last name Gwi. For the veterans among your Gwi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gwi lifespan?

Average Gwi life expectancy in 1989 was 74 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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