Andrews Family History

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Andrews Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Andrew. This is the usual southern English patronymic form, also found in Wales; the Scottish and northern English form is Anderson. In North America this name has absorbed numerous cases of the various European cognates and their derivatives. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988.)

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


Similar surnames: Andreas, Andrew, Andres, Drews, Andrea, Andris, Anders, Andre

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Andrews Family Origin

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Andrews Family Occupations

What did your Andrews ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Andrews. 32% of Andrews men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Andrews women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Andrews were Carpenter and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Labourer
    10%
  • Laborer
    5%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Operator
    7%
  • Saleslady
    6%

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

Andrews Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1 million census records available for the last name Andrews. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Andrews 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 128,000 immigration records available for the last name Andrews. 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 198,000 military records available for the last name Andrews. For the veterans among your Andrews ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Andrews Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Andrews life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Andrews in 1942 was 36, and 74 in 2004.

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