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Odwalt Family History

Odwalt 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: Oswalt, Oswald, Walt, Dewalt, Tewalt, Awalt, Gotwalt, Ewalt, Wall

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Where is the Odwalt family from?

You can see how Odwalt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Odwalt family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Odwalt families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 4 Odwalt families living in West Virginia. This was 100% of all the recorded Odwalt's in USA. West Virginia had the highest population of Odwalt families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Odwalt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Odwalt ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 40 census records available for the last name Odwalt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Odwalt 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Odwalt. 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 31 military records available for the last name Odwalt. For the veterans among your Odwalt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Odwalt lifespan?

Between 1979 and 2003, in the United States, Odwalt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Odwalt in 1979 was 81, and 71 in 2003.

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