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Author Family History

Author Name Meaning

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

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1,959 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
85 Military Records
17 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Author Families

  • Number of Author families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Author last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Author census records

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Author Family Origin

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Author Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Author families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Author

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Author Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Author census records

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Author Civil War Service Records

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