Dews Family History

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Dews Name Meaning

English: unexplained; perhaps variant of Dew.

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

Similar surnames: Mews, Dees, Daws, Dew, Deus, Deas, Deeks, Debs, Dede, Haws

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Dews Family Origin

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Dews Family Occupations

What did your Dews ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dews family was Agricultural Labourer. Coal Miner, Stone Mason and Woollen Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dews. The most common Dews occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Dews's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Stone Mason

  • Woollen Weaver

  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Dews Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Dews. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dews 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dews. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Dews. For the veterans among your Dews ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dews Life Expectancy

What is the average Dews lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Dews life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dews in 1952 was 37, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dews 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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