Dewalt Family History

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Dewalt Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Dewald.

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


Similar surnames: Tewalt, Dewart, Devall, Daywalt, Ewalt, Deal, Awalt, Dewald, Dechant

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Dewalt Family Origin

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Dewalt Family Occupations

What did your Dewalt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dewalt. The most common Dewalt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Dewalt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dewalt family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Dewalt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dewalt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dewalt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dewalt. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dewalt. For the veterans among your Dewalt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dewalt Life Expectancy

What is the average Dewalt lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Dewalt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Dewalt in 1941 was 64, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dewalt ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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