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Amwake Family History

Amwake 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: Wake, Amaker, Moake, Blake, Maki, Drake, Miyake, Maze, Brake, Ramage

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Where is the Amwake family from?

You can see how Amwake families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Amwake family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Amwake families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 10 Amwake families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Amwake's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Amwake families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Amwake surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Amwake ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 122 census records available for the last name Amwake. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amwake 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 10 immigration records available for the last name Amwake. 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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Draft Cards

There are 71 military records available for the last name Amwake. For the veterans among your Amwake ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Amwake lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2003, in the United States, Amwake life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Amwake in 1967 was 66, and 86 in 2003.

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