Allwright Family History

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Allwright 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: Allbright, Arkwright, Albright, Wright, Cartwright, Wainwright

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Allwright Family Origin

Where is the Allwright family from?

Allwright Family Occupations

What did your Allwright ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Allwright occupation in the UK was Bankers Clerk. 3% of Allwright's were Bankers Clerks. A less common occupation for the Allwright family was Publican. Bankers Clerk, Carman and Mercantile Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Allwright.

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  • Bankers Clerk

  • Carman

  • Mercantile Clerk

  • Publican


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

Allwright Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Allwright. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Allwright 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 882 immigration records available for the last name Allwright. 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 520 military records available for the last name Allwright. For the veterans among your Allwright ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Allwright Life Expectancy

What is the average Allwright lifespan?

Between 1965 and 1996, in the United States, Allwright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Allwright in 1965 was 82, and 83 in 1996.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Allwright

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Allwright 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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