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Iswan Family History

Iswan 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: Swan, Iwan, Isaac, Shan, Osman, Span, Wan, Issa, Iwai, Islam

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Where is the Iswan family from?

You can see how Iswan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Iswan family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1881 and 1920. The most Iswan families were found in USA in 1920, and Scotland in 1881. In 1881 there was 1 Iswan family living in Argyll. This was 100% of all the recorded Iswan's in Scotland. Argyll had the highest population of Iswan families in 1881.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Iswan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Iswan ancestors do for a living?

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

What Iswan family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 40 census records available for the last name Iswan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Iswan 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 22 immigration records available for the last name Iswan. 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 military records available for the last name Iswan. For the veterans among your Iswan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Iswan lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Iswan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Iswan in 1963 was 76, and 71 in 2004.

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