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Hwy Family History

Hwy 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: Hay, Hey, Hoy, Ewy, Hy, Huy, Han, Wu, May, Ham

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Where is the Hwy family from?

You can see how Hwy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hwy family name was found in Scotland in 1901. In 1901 there was 1 Hwy family living in Renfrewshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Hwy's in Scotland. Renfrewshire had the highest population of Hwy families in 1901.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hwy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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

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Census Records

There are 465 census records available for the last name Hwy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hwy 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 8 immigration records available for the last name Hwy. 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 3 military records available for the last name Hwy. For the veterans among your Hwy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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