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Spwak Family History

Spwak 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: Spak, Spiwak, Speak, Pak, Swan, Span, Peak, Sawa, Kwak, Sak

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Where is the Spwak family from?

You can see how Spwak families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Spwak family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Spwak families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Spwak families living in New York. This was about 75% of all the recorded Spwak's in USA. New York had the highest population of Spwak families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Spwak surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Spwak ancestors do for a living?

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

What Spwak family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 57 census records available for the last name Spwak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spwak 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 25 immigration records available for the last name Spwak. 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 1 military records available for the last name Spwak. For the veterans among your Spwak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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