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Snwie Family History

Snwie 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: Unwin, Snape, Nie, Skeie, Snee, Serie, Dowie, Snoke, Cowie, Swier

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Where is the Snwie family from?

You can see how Snwie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Snwie family name was found in Scotland in 1871. In 1871 there was 1 Snwie family living in Renfrewshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Snwie's in Scotland. Renfrewshire had the highest population of Snwie families in 1871.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Snwie surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Snwie ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 2 census records available for the last name Snwie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Snwie 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 1 immigration records available for the last name Snwie. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Snwie. For the veterans among your Snwie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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