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Dewald Family History

Dewald Name Meaning
German: from the personal name Diebold, from Middle High German Dietbold, from Old High German diot ‘people’, ‘nation’ + bald ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

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2,513 Military Records
1,750 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Dewald Families

  • Number of Dewald families
     53 - 104
     18 - 52
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dewald families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Dewald families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Dewald Family Origin

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Dewald Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Dewald

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Dewald Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Dewald census records

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Dewald Civil War Service Records

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