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Iway Family History

Iway 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: Iwai, Way, Iwan, Tway, May, Hay, Kay, Day, Gray, Ray

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Where is the Iway family from?

You can see how Iway families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Iway family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Iway families were found in Scotland in 1871. In 1871 there were 6 Iway families living in Lanarkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Iway's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of Iway families in 1871.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Iway surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Iway ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 110 census records available for the last name Iway. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Iway 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 Iway. 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 5 military records available for the last name Iway. For the veterans among your Iway ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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