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Iw Family History

Iw Name 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: Im, In, Ow, Ip, Ji, Lu, Qiu, Yu, Ku, Li

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Where is the Iw family from?

You can see how Iw families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Iw family name was found in Scotland in 1901. In 1901 there were 2 Iw families living in Angus. This was 100% of all the recorded Iw's in Scotland. Angus had the highest population of Iw families in 1901.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Iw 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 Iw ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 925 census records available for the last name Iw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Iw 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 39 immigration records available for the last name Iw. 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 37 military records available for the last name Iw. For the veterans among your Iw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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