Dewald Family History

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Dewald Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Diebold, from Middle High German Dietbold, from Old High German diot ‘people’, ‘nation’ + bald ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

Similar surnames: Dewart, Ewald, Seewald, Wald, Howald, Wall, Berwald, Oswald, Seward

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Dewald Family Origin

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Dewald Family Occupations

What did your Dewald ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dewald occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Dewald's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dewald family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dewald.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Dewald Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Dewald. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dewald 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dewald. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Dewald. For the veterans among your Dewald ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dewald Life Expectancy

What is the average Dewald lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Dewald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Dewald in 1940 was 34, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dewald

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dewald 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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