Wreaves Family History

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Wreaves Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Greaves, Reaves, Reeves, Neaves, Reavey, Reves, Graves, Draves

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Wreaves Family Origin

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Wreaves Family Occupations

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

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Wreaves Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 65 census records available for the last name Wreaves. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wreaves 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 5 immigration records available for the last name Wreaves. 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 4 military records available for the last name Wreaves. For the veterans among your Wreaves ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wreaves Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 1998, in the United States, Wreaves life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Wreaves in 1944 was 33, and 89 in 1998.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wreaves 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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