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Pawys Family History

Pawys 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: Palys, Parys, Pay, Paris, Panas, Pass, Papas, Paus, Papes, Pas

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Where is the Pawys family from?

You can see how Pawys families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pawys family name was found in the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1911. The most Pawys families were found in United Kingdom in 1891, and Canada in 1911. In 1891 there was 1 Pawys family living in Shropshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Pawys's in United Kingdom. Shropshire had the highest population of Pawys families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pawys 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 Pawys ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 18 census records available for the last name Pawys. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pawys 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 11 immigration records available for the last name Pawys. 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 2 military records available for the last name Pawys. For the veterans among your Pawys ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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