Wreay Family History

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Wreay 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: Reay, Gray, Ray, Real, Rey, Read, Remy, Bream, Great, Pray

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Wreay Family Origin

Where is the Wreay family from?

Wreay Family Occupations

What did your Wreay ancestors do for a living?

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

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Wreay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 235 census records available for the last name Wreay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wreay 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 38 immigration records available for the last name Wreay. 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 22 military records available for the last name Wreay. For the veterans among your Wreay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wreay Life Expectancy

What is the average Wreay lifespan?

Between 1953 and 1999, in the United States, Wreay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Wreay in 1953 was 60, and 84 in 1999.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wreay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wreay 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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