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Wydra Family History

Wydra Name Meaning
nickname from Polish wydra ‘otter’.possibly from wydrzec ‘to pluck’, ‘to tear away’, hence a nickname for someone who seized something from someone else.

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

7,503 Historical Documents with Wydra on Ancestry.com
2,997 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
722 Military Records
659 Immigration Records
1,271 Census and Voter Lists
1,854 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wydra Families

  • Number of Wydra families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wydra families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wydra last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Wydra Family Origin

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Wydra Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Wydra

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Wydra Family Occupations

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Military Service by Wydra

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