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Welsh Family History

Welsh Name Meaning

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

1,483,185 Historical Documents with Welsh on Ancestry.com
414,881 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
57,519 Military Records
57,925 Immigration Records
400,946 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Welsh Families

Welsh census records

You can use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Welsh surname lived over the years.

While the questions in census records vary from place to place, and year to year, you can generally find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, occupations, etc.

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Welsh Family Origin

Find out where people with the family name Welsh lived before coming to the United States. Using Ancestry, you can search through passenger arrival records, naturalization records, border crossings, emigration records, passport applications, and even convict transportation records.

Welsh Family Occupations

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Welsh ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestors social and economic status.

Military Service by Welsh

Did the fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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