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Warr Family History

Warr Name Meaning
English (of Norman origin): nickname for a soldier or for a belligerent person, from Old French (de la) werre, (de la) guerre ‘(of the) war’. Compare Delaware.

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

346,835 Historical Documents with Warr on Ancestry.com
62,188 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,105 Military Records
112,387 Immigration Records
48,435 Census and Voter Lists
119,720 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Warr Families

  • Number of Warr families
     22 - 42
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Warr families
     164 - 325
     55 - 163
     1 - 54
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Warr families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Warr census records

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Warr Family Origin

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Warr Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Warr

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Warr Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Warr census records

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Warr Civil War Service Records

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