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Stwdson Family History

Stwdson 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: Stenson, Sawdon, Stinson, Stilson, Stetson, Stimson, Samson, Stanton

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Where is the Stwdson family from?

You can see how Stwdson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stwdson family name was found in the USA in 1840. In 1840 there was 1 Stwdson family living in Maine. This was 100% of all the recorded Stwdson's in USA. Maine had the highest population of Stwdson families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stwdson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stwdson ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 7 census records available for the last name Stwdson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stwdson 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 Stwdson. 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 Stwdson. For the veterans among your Stwdson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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