Ewer Family History

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Ewer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a transporter or server of water, Middle English ewer (Old Northern French evier, Old French aiguier, from Latin aquarius, a derivative of aqua ‘water’). There has been considerable confusion with Ure.

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

Similar surnames: Brewer, Lier, Ayer, Reder, Dyer, Lemer, Mewes, Emer, Ewers, Eger

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Ewer Family Origin

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Ewer Family Occupations

What did your Ewer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ewer occupation in the UK was Farmer. 11% of Ewer's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ewer. A less common occupation for the Ewer family was Bricklayer.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Bricklayer


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

Ewer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Ewer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ewer 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 Ewer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ewer. For the veterans among your Ewer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ewer Life Expectancy

What is the average Ewer lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Ewer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ewer in 1949 was 35, and 56 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ewer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ewer 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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