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Amvay Family History

Amvay 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: Arvay, May, Amaya, Amar, Aman, Amory, Avey, Alday, Amey, Aday

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Where is the Amvay family from?

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

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

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Census Records

There are 21 census records available for the last name Amvay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amvay 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 Amvay. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Amvay. For the veterans among your Amvay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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