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Waxstaff Family History

Waxstaff 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: Wagstaff, Langstaff, Staff, Walstad, Mustafa, Assaf, Castano, Stiff

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Where is the Waxstaff family from?

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

What did your Waxstaff ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 1 census records available for the last name Waxstaff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waxstaff 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 1 immigration records available for the last name Waxstaff. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Waxstaff. For the veterans among your Waxstaff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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