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Vawder Family History

Vawder 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: Valder, Vader, Lawder, Vawter, Vander, Mander, Kader, Lander, Wander

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Where is the Vawder family from?

You can see how Vawder families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vawder family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 7 Vawder families living in Texas. This was 100% of all the recorded Vawder's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Vawder families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vawder surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vawder ancestors do for a living?

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

What Vawder family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 31 census records available for the last name Vawder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vawder 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 11 immigration records available for the last name Vawder. 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 3 military records available for the last name Vawder. For the veterans among your Vawder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vawder lifespan?

Average Vawder life expectancy in 1982 was 84 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 72.

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