Warwick Family History

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Warwick Name Meaning

habitational name from the county seat of Warwickshire, or a regional name from the county itself. The city was originally named as the ‘outlying settlement (Old English wic) by the weir (a hypothetical Old English wæring)’. Compare Warrington. habitational name from a much smaller place of the same name in Cumbria, named with Old English waroð ‘bank’ + wic.

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

Similar surnames: Harwick, Barwick, Garrick, Warlick, Hardwick, Farwick, Garlick

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Warwick Family Origin

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Warwick Family Occupations

What did your Warwick ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Warwick. 9% of Warwick men worked as a General Labourer and 69% of Warwick women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Warwick were Bricklayer and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Gardener
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Private Means

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

Warwick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 129,000 census records available for the last name Warwick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Warwick 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 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Warwick. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Warwick. For the veterans among your Warwick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Warwick Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Warwick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Warwick in 1949 was 64, and 74 in 2004.

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