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Withers Family History

Withers Name Meaning
English: patronymic from the Old Norse personal name Viðarr, composed of the elements víðr ‘wide’ + ar ‘warrior’.

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

863,656 Historical Documents with Withers on Ancestry.com
189,490 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
17,927 Military Records
10,683 Immigration Records
140,630 Census and Voter Lists
504,926 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Withers Families

  • Number of Withers families
     74 - 145
     25 - 73
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Withers families
     361 - 719
     121 - 360
     1 - 120
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Withers families
     37 - 71
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Withers Family Origin

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Withers Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Withers

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Withers Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Withers Civil War Service Records

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