Allward Family History

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Allward Name 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: Allard, Aylward, Alward, Allwardt, Mallard, Millward, Callard

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Allward Family Origin

Where is the Allward family from?

Allward Family Occupations

What did your Allward ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Allward occupation in the UK was Coach Trimmer. 9% of Allward's were Coach Trimmers. Coach Trimmer, Engine Driver (Rail) and Fitter Railway Worker (Contractor) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Allward. A less common occupation for the Allward family was Gardener.

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  • Coach Trimmer

  • Engine Driver (Rail)

  • Fitter Railway Worker (Contractor)

  • Gardener


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

Allward Historical Records

What Allward family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Allward. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Allward census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 354 immigration records available for the last name Allward. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 104 military records available for the last name Allward. For the veterans among your Allward ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Allward Life Expectancy

What is the average Allward lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2003, in the United States, Allward life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Allward in 1968 was 77, and 41 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Allward

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Allward ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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