Erwine Family History

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Erwine Name Meaning

English (Cumbria): variant of Irvin.

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

Similar surnames: Erwin, Ervine, Arwine, Erving, Ervin, Irwin, Grine, Merwin, Alwine

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Erwine Family Origin

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Erwine Family Occupations

What did your Erwine ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Erwine family was Lead Ore Smelter Not Able To Work. Lead Ore Smelter, Dividends and Lead Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Erwine. The most common Erwine occupation in the UK was Lead Ore Smelter. 56% of Erwine's were Lead Ore Smelters.

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  • Lead Ore Smelter

  • Dividends

  • Lead Miner

  • Lead Ore Smelter Not Able To Work


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

Erwine Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Erwine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Erwine 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 118 immigration records available for the last name Erwine. 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 378 military records available for the last name Erwine. For the veterans among your Erwine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Erwine Life Expectancy

What is the average Erwine lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Erwine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Erwine in 1955 was 50, and 96 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Erwine

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Erwine 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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