Conaway Family History

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Conaway Name Meaning

Probably a spelling variant of Irish, Welsh, and Scottish Conway.

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


Similar surnames: Conway, Connaway, Conary, Holaway, Calaway, Condray, Ganaway, Conolly

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Conaway Family Origin

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Conaway Family Occupations

What did your Conaway ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Conaway family was Iron Ore Miner. Labourer, Farmer and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Conaway. The most common Conaway occupation in the UK was Labourer. 27% of Conaway's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

    27%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Dressmaker

    9%
  • Iron Ore Miner

    9%

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

Conaway Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Conaway. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Conaway 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Conaway. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Conaway. For the veterans among your Conaway ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Conaway Life Expectancy

What is the average Conaway lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Conaway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Conaway in 1943 was 31, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Conaway

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Conaway 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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