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Waycaster Family History

Waycaster Name Meaning
Probably an Americanized form of German Weckesser. pwh; Web This name has the form of an English habitational name formed with Old English cæster ‘Roman walled city’, but neither the place name nor the surname are found in English records.

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

14,849 Historical Documents with Waycaster on Ancestry
4,163 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
528 Military Records
24 Immigration Records
1,250 Census and Voter Lists
8,884 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Waycaster Families

  • Number of Waycaster families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Waycaster families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Waycaster last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Waycaster census records

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Waycaster Family Origin

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Waycaster Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Waycaster

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Waycaster Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Waycaster census records

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Waycaster Civil War Service Records

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