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Iswald Family History

Iswald 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: Oswald, Ewald, Wald, Ostwald, Howald, Island, Aswad, Dewald, Sward

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Where is the Iswald family from?

You can see how Iswald families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Iswald family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Iswald family living in California. This was about 50% of all the recorded Iswald's in USA. California and 1 other state had the highest population of Iswald families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Iswald surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Iswald ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Teacher was the top reported job for people in the USA named Iswald. 100% of Iswald women worked as a Teacher. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    100%
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Census Records

There are 178 census records available for the last name Iswald. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Iswald 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 33 immigration records available for the last name Iswald. 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 10 military records available for the last name Iswald. For the veterans among your Iswald ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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