Andrew Family History

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Andrew Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from the usual vernacular English form (recorded from the 13th century onward) of the New Testament Greek personal name Andreas.

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

Similar surnames: Andrews, Andre, Andres, Andreas, Andreu, Andrea, Drew, Andros, Andren

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Andrew Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Andrew name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Andrew. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • Norway


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Andrew Family Origin

Where is the Andrew family from?

Andrew Family Occupations

What did your Andrew ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, School and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Andrew. The most common Andrew occupation in Canada was Farmer. 26% of Andrew's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Andrew family was Labourer.

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  • Farmer

  • School

  • Going To School

  • Labourer


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

Andrew Historical Records

What Andrew family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 304,000 census records available for the last name Andrew. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Andrew 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 38,000 immigration records available for the last name Andrew. 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 Card

There are 32,000 military records available for the last name Andrew. For the veterans among your Andrew ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Andrew Life Expectancy

What is the average Andrew lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Andrew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Andrew in 1940 was 65, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Andrew ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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