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Jwan Family History

Jwan Surname 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: Swan, Wan, Jan, Jian, Kwan, Jean, Awan, Iwan, Dwan, Juan

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Where is the Jwan family from?

You can see how Jwan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jwan family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Jwan families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 4 Jwan families living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Jwan's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Jwan families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jwan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jwan ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 82 census records available for the last name Jwan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jwan 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 36 immigration records available for the last name Jwan. 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 19 military records available for the last name Jwan. For the veterans among your Jwan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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