Allway Family History

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Allway 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: Alloway, Allday, Allaway, Alway, Allman, Kallay, Galloway, Galway

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Allway Family Origin

Where is the Allway family from?

Allway Family Occupations

What did your Allway ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Baker, Baker & Grocer and Boot Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Allway. The most common Allway occupation in the UK was Baker. 13% of Allway's were Bakers. A less common occupation for the Allway family was Cocoanut Matting Weaver (Mat Maker).

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  • Baker

  • Baker & Grocer

  • Boot Maker

  • Cocoanut Matting Weaver (Mat Maker)


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

Allway Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Allway. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Allway 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 99 immigration records available for the last name Allway. 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 196 military records available for the last name Allway. For the veterans among your Allway ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Allway Life Expectancy

What is the average Allway lifespan?

Between 1987 and 1998, in the United States, Allway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Allway in 1987 was 45, and 77 in 1998.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Allway

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Allway 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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