Ewen Family History

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Ewen Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eòghainn ‘son of Eòghann’ (see McEwen). Jewish (Israeli): from Hebrew even ‘stone’, a translation of the surname Stein or any of its compounds.

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


Similar surnames: Owen, Ewing, Owens, Bowen, Wen, Even, Wren, Dwan, Wean, Len

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Ewen Family Origin

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Ewen Family Occupations

What did your Ewen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ewen. 2% of Ewen men worked as a Bricklayer and 50% of Ewen women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ewen were Farm Labourer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
    2%
  • Railway Clerk
    2%
  • Chauffeur
    1%
  • Farm Labourer
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Private Means
    5%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Housewife
    3%

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

Ewen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 45,000 census records available for the last name Ewen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ewen 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Ewen. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Ewen. For the veterans among your Ewen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ewen Life Expectancy

What is the average Ewen lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Ewen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ewen in 1954 was 49, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ewen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ewen 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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