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Housewright Family History

Housewright Name Meaning
Possibly an Americanized form of Hauswirth.

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

28,147 Historical Documents with Housewright on Ancestry.com
4,186 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
532 Military Records
84 Immigration Records
1,980 Census and Voter Lists
21,365 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Housewright Families

  • Number of Housewright families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Housewright families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Housewright last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Housewright census records

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Housewright 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 Housewright 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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Housewright Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Housewright 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 Housewright

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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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Housewright Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Housewright census records

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

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Housewright Civil War Service Records

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