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Odwire Family History

Odwire 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: Dwire, Wire, Admire, Goldwire, Swire, Dewire, Dore, Squire, Spire

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Where is the Odwire family from?

You can see how Odwire families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Odwire family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Odwire families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Odwire family living in Channel Islands. This was 100% of all the recorded Odwire's in United Kingdom. Channel Islands had the highest population of Odwire families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Odwire surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Odwire ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 78 census records available for the last name Odwire. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Odwire 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 Odwire. 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 4 military records available for the last name Odwire. For the veterans among your Odwire ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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