Andrews Family History

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Andrews Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Andrew. This is the usual southern English patronymic form, also found in Wales; the Scottish and northern English form is Anderson. In North America this name has absorbed numerous cases of the various European cognates and their derivatives. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988.)

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Andreas, Andrew, Andres, Drews, Andrea, Andris, Anders, Andre

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Andrews Family Origin

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Andrews Family Occupations

What did your Andrews ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Andrews. A less common occupation for the Andrews family was Carpenter. The most common Andrews occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Andrews's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Carpenter


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

Andrews Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1 million census records available for the last name Andrews. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Andrews 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 128,000 immigration records available for the last name Andrews. 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 198,000 military records available for the last name Andrews. For the veterans among your Andrews ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Andrews Life Expectancy

What is the average Andrews lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Andrews life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Andrews in 1942 was 36, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Andrews 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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