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Odwier Family History

Odwier 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: Oder, Dier, Dwyer, Obier, Ogier, Rodier, Swier, Osier, Wier, O'dwyer

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Census Records

There are 40 census records available for the last name Odwier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Odwier 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 5 immigration records available for the last name Odwier. 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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There are 2 military records available for the last name Odwier. For the veterans among your Odwier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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