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Passwater Family History

Passwater Name Meaning
English (London): probably an occupational name for a ferryman.

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

13,191 Historical Documents with Passwater on Ancestry.com
2,494 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
418 Military Records
25 Immigration Records
2,202 Census and Voter Lists
8,052 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Passwater Families

  • Number of Passwater families
     19 - 36
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Passwater last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Passwater last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Passwater census records

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Passwater Family Origin

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Passwater Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Passwater 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 Passwater

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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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Passwater Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Passwater census records

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Passwater Civil War Service Records

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