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Obwald Family History

Obwald 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, Bald, Ostwald, Howald, Dewald, Vorwald, Zwald

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Where is the Obwald family from?

You can see how Obwald families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Obwald family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Obwald families living in California. This was 100% of all the recorded Obwald's in USA. California had the highest population of Obwald families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Obwald surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Obwald ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 16 census records available for the last name Obwald. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Obwald 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 17 immigration records available for the last name Obwald. 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 13 military records available for the last name Obwald. For the veterans among your Obwald ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Obwald lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2003, in the United States, Obwald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Obwald in 1968 was 89, and 85 in 2003.

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