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Ignis Family History

Ignis 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: Innis, Danis, Idris, Annis, Manis, Vignes, Banis, Benis, Agnes, Donis

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Where is the Ignis family from?

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

What did your Ignis ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 14 census records available for the last name Ignis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ignis 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 3 immigration records available for the last name Ignis. 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 2 military records available for the last name Ignis. For the veterans among your Ignis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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