Dewart Family History

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Dewart Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Dewar, formerly found chiefly in Lanarkshire. Possibly an altered spelling of Dutch de Waart, a variant of De Weerd. Possibly a variant spelling of German Deward, from an old personal name Teudoard, composed of Old High German diot ‘people’, ‘nation’ + wart- ‘observer’, ‘guard’.

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

Similar surnames: Dewald, Dukart, Ewart, Ehart, Dorwart, Seward, Demar, Dewalt, Detar

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Dewart Family Origin

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Dewart Family Occupations

What did your Dewart ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Dewart.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Dewart Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 504 military records available for the last name Dewart. For the veterans among your Dewart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dewart Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Dewart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dewart in 1954 was 70, and 86 in 2004.

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