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Spwal Family History

Spwal 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: Swan, Pal, Span, Sawa, Seal, Swab, Staal, Saal, Opsal, Spear

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Where is the Spwal family from?

You can see how Spwal families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Spwal family name was found in Scotland in 1841. In 1841 there were 2 Spwal families living in Renfrewshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Spwal's in Scotland. Renfrewshire had the highest population of Spwal families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Spwal surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Spwal ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 16 census records available for the last name Spwal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spwal 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Spwal. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Spwal. For the veterans among your Spwal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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