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Fitzwater Family History

Fitzwater Name Meaning
Irish: altered spelling of the Anglo-Norman French patronymic Fitzwalter ‘son of Walter’ (see Walter). Compare Fitzgerald.

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

151,827 Historical Documents with Fitzwater on Ancestry.com
25,990 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,682 Military Records
527 Immigration Records
16,832 Census and Voter Lists
104,796 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Fitzwater Families

  • Number of Fitzwater families
     66 - 129
     23 - 65
     1 - 22
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Fitzwater families
     37 - 71
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Fitzwater families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Fitzwater census records

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Fitzwater Family Origin

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Fitzwater Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Fitzwater 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 Fitzwater

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Fitzwater Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Fitzwater census records

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Fitzwater Civil War Service Records

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