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Idsay Family History

Idsay 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: Day, Say, Ida, Lindsay, Issa, Issac, Dray, Aday, Isa, Imlay

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Where is the Idsay family from?

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

What did your Idsay ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 3 census records available for the last name Idsay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Idsay 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Idsay. 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 Idsay. For the veterans among your Idsay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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