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Gwin Family History

Gwin Name Meaning
Variant spelling of Welsh Gwynn.

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

149,887 Historical Documents with Gwin on Ancestry.com
27,926 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,408 Military Records
1,087 Immigration Records
20,907 Census and Voter Lists
94,559 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gwin Families

  • Number of Gwin families
     26 - 49
     9 - 25
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gwin families
     22 - 41
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Gwin families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gwin census records

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Gwin Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Gwin families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Gwin Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Gwin

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Gwin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gwin census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Gwin ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Gwin Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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