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Civil Family History

Civil Name Meaning

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

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Name Distribution of Civil Families

Civil census records

You can use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Civil surname lived over the years.

While the questions in census records vary from place to place, and year to year, you can generally find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, occupations, etc.

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Civil Family Origin

Find out where people with the family name Civil lived before coming to the United States. Using Ancestry, you can search through passenger arrival records, naturalization records, border crossings, emigration records, passport applications, and even convict transportation records.

Civil Family Occupations

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

Military Service by Civil

Did the fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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