Wait records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Wait family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Ancestry 1790 - 1930 US Federal census search results for the Wait surname.
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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Wait Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Wait Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Wait family tree.

Study the huge Ancestry records Database for Births, Marriages and Deaths of the Wait family.

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Explore the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Wait family using the FreeBMD database.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 962 people with the Wait surname in the UK? Wait is now ranked number 3138 for popularity in the UK.

Wait Family Tree Databases

Investigate WikiTree for user contributed Wait family records. Collaboration is encouraged so that accuracy of Wait data can be verified or corrected by other users.

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USADid you know that there are currently 3038 people with the Wait surname in the USA? Wait is ranked number 156 for popularity in the USA.

Miscellaneous Wait Databases

Search the Ellis Island Database for information on the Wait family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.

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View the distribution of the Wait surname in Britain using the public profiler Names database. The public profiler Names database contains distributions for the Wait surname in both 1881 and 1998. It also contains data on the ethnicity breakdown of the Wait surname.


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Some Famous People with the surname of Wait

John T. WaitWiki John Turner Wait (August 27, 1811 ? April 21, 1899) was a U.
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Benjamin WaitWiki Benjamin Wait (September 7, 1813 - November 9, 1895) was a Canadian businessman and author.