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Warwick Name Meaning

English:: habitational name from Warwick the county seat of Warwickshire or from the county itself. The placename derives from Old English wering wæring ‘dam’ (a derivative of wer wær ‘weir’) + wīc ‘dwelling specialized farmstead’ (dative plural wīcum). habitational name from a much smaller place of the same name in Cumbria. This placename probably derives from Old English waroth ‘bank shore’ + wīc.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Harwick, Barwick, Garrick, Warlick, Hardwick, Farwick, Garlick

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Where is the Warwick family from?

You can see how Warwick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Warwick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Warwick families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 163 Warwick families living in Ontario. This was about 50% of all the recorded Warwick's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Warwick families in 1911.
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What did your Warwick ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Warwick. 29% of Warwick men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Warwick women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Warwick were Merchant and Maid. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Merchant

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Domestic
  • Income
  • Bookbinder
  • Maid
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Passenger Lists

There are 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Warwick. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Warwick. For the veterans among your Warwick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Warwick lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Warwick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Warwick in 1949 was 64, and 74 in 2004.

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