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Vawdrall Family History

Vawdrall 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: Vandall, Dowdall, Sandall, Fairall, Varallo, Hadsall, Randall, Vadala

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Where is the Vawdrall family from?

You can see how Vawdrall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vawdrall family name was found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 3 Vawdrall families living in Lincolnshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Vawdrall's in United Kingdom. Lincolnshire had the highest population of Vawdrall families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vawdrall surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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

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Census Records

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

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