Ewald Family History

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Ewald Name Meaning

North German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements eo ‘law’, ‘custom’, ‘right’ (a rare element in personal names, found mostly in Old Saxon) + wald ‘rule’. This name was borne in the 7th century by two brothers (distinguished as ‘Ewald the White’ and ‘Ewald the Black’) who were missionaries in North Germany. They became the patron saints of Cologne and Westphalia, and so contributed to the popularity of the personal name (and hence the eventual frequency of the surname) in these areas.

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

Similar surnames: Wald, Edward, Oswald, Seward, Berwald, Eland, Dewald, Sebald, Wall

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Ewald Family Origin

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Ewald Family Occupations

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In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Ewald. 67% of Ewald women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Office Cleaner

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ewald Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 10,000 military records available for the last name Ewald. For the veterans among your Ewald ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ewald Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Ewald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Ewald in 1944 was 21, and 75 in 2004.

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