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 1939, Gardener and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ewer. 25% of Ewer men worked as a Gardener and 83% of Ewer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ewer were Wood Mechanist and Wig Maker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Gardener
    25%
  • Railway Clerk
    25%
  • General Labourer
    25%
  • Wood Mechanist
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    83%
  • Private Means
    5%
  • Incapacitated
    4%
  • Wig Maker
    3%

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

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.

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