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Where is the Williams family from?
You can see how Williams families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Williams family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Williams families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 29,710 Williams families living in Glamorgan. This was about 14% of all the recorded Williams's in the UK. Glamorgan had the highest population of Williams families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Williams surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Williams. 6% of Williams men worked as a General Labourer and 61% of Williams women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Williams were Builders Labourer and Domestic Duties.