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Prwin Family History

Prwin 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: Irwin, Erwin, Urwin, Pepin, Drain, Prim, Lewin, Darwin, Edwin, Palin

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Where is the Prwin family from?

You can see how Prwin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Prwin family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1891. The most Prwin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 3 Prwin families living in Lancashire. This was 100% of all the recorded Prwin's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Prwin families in 1891.
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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Prwin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 61 census records available for the last name Prwin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prwin 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 9 immigration records available for the last name Prwin. 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 5 military records available for the last name Prwin. For the veterans among your Prwin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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