Warnes Family History

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Warnes Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): of uncertain origin. There is a family tradition that the name is of Low German origin; probably a variant of Warns. There was fairly extensive migration from the Low Counties to East Anglia during the Middle Ages in connection with the wool trade.

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

Similar surnames: Warner, Barnes, Farnes, Garness, Haynes, Harner, Warne, Gares, Wares

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Warnes Family Origin

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Warnes Family Occupations

What did your Warnes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Warnes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Warnes's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Warnes. A less common occupation for the Warnes family was Broker-Stocks.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Blacksmith

  • Broker-Stocks


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Warnes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Warnes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Warnes 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Warnes. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Warnes. For the veterans among your Warnes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Warnes Life Expectancy

What is the average Warnes lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Warnes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Warnes in 1958 was 52, and 74 in 2003.

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