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Waed Family History

Waed 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: Ward, Wand, Wald, Wied, Weed, Waid, Waud, Wang, Bard, Wei

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Where is the Waed family from?

You can see how Waed families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Waed family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Waed families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Waed family living in Virginia. This was 100% of all the recorded Waed's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Waed families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Waed surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Waed ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 72 census records available for the last name Waed. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waed 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 22 immigration records available for the last name Waed. 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 14 military records available for the last name Waed. For the veterans among your Waed ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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