History of your Surname
Get access to Mw family records.Start a free trial

Mw Family History

Mw 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: Ma, Maw, Mo, Mew, Mu, Mow, Ow, Ji, Lu, Yu

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Mw family from?

You can see how Mw families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mw family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there was 1 Mw family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Mw's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Mw families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mw surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mw ancestors do for a living?

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

What Mw family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mw census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Mw

Passenger Lists

There are 29 immigration records available for the last name Mw. 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.

View all Mw immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 21 military records available for the last name Mw. For the veterans among your Mw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Mw military records

You've only scratched the surface of Mw family history

Discover More

What is the average Mw lifespan?

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Mw family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial