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Dewalt Family History

Dewalt Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Dewald . Compare Dawalt Daywalt and Devault

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

Similar surnames: Tewalt, Dewart, Devall, Daywalt, Ewalt, Deal, Awalt, Dewald, Dechant

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Where is the Dewalt family from?

You can see how Dewalt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dewalt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dewalt families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 8 Dewalt families living in Somerset. This was 100% of all the recorded Dewalt's in United Kingdom. Somerset had the highest population of Dewalt families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dewalt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dewalt ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Dewalt. 100% of Dewalt women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Dewalt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dewalt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 344 immigration records available for the last name Dewalt. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Dewalt. For the veterans among your Dewalt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dewalt lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Dewalt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Dewalt in 1941 was 64, and 73 in 2004.

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