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Ohywell Family History

Ohywell Name 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: Oswell, Howell, Showell, Olwell, Otwell, Hewell, Shewell, Hysell

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Where is the Ohywell family from?

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

What did your Ohywell ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 10 census records available for the last name Ohywell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ohywell 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ohywell. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ohywell. For the veterans among your Ohywell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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