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Warne Family History

Warne Surname Meaning

English:: shortened form of Warren . occasionally a habitational name from Wearne in Somerset. The place takes its name from a lost stream-name based on British verno- ‘alder swamp’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Arne, Ware, Wayne, Carne, Warner, Watne, Wire, Tarte, Borne, Warn

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Where is the Warne family from?

You can see how Warne families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Warne family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Warne families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 571 Warne families living in London. This was about 22% of all the recorded Warne's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Warne families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Warne surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Warne ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Warne. 9% of Warne men worked as a General Labourer and 69% of Warne women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Warne were Lorry Driver and Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    9%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Builders Labourer
    7%
  • Lorry Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    69%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Domestic Duties
    3%
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Census Records

There are 66,000 census records available for the last name Warne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Warne 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Warne. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Warne. For the veterans among your Warne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Warne lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Warne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Warne in 1946 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

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