Dewan Name Meaning

Indian and Pakistani: status name for a treasurer or court official, from Arabic diwan ‘royal court’, ‘tribunal of justice’, or ‘treasury’. Under the Mughal administration in India the dewan was usually the highest official in a state.

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


Similar surnames: Devan, Neman, Dean, Lewan, Deman, Degan, Duan, Awan, Degen, Dewar

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Dewan Family Origin

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Dewan Family Occupations

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In 1881, Annuitant, Coachman (D) and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dewan. A less common occupation for the Dewan family was Formerly Wool Muden. The most common Dewan occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 8% of Dewan's were Annuitants.

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  • Annuitant

    8%
  • Coachman (D)

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Formerly Wool Muden

    8%

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Dewan Historical Records

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Dewan Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Dewan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Dewan in 1958 was 53, and 81 in 2004.

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