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Odwin Family History

Odwin 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: Edwin, Godwin, Lewin, Duin, Din, Bodin, Unwin, Dain, Olin, Owen

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Where is the Odwin family from?

You can see how Odwin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Odwin family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Odwin families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Odwin family living in North Carolina. This was 100% of all the recorded Odwin's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Odwin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Odwin 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 Odwin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 310 census records available for the last name Odwin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Odwin 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 40 immigration records available for the last name Odwin. 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 52 military records available for the last name Odwin. For the veterans among your Odwin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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