Lewark Family History

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Lewark Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German lewerk ‘lark’, hence a nickname for a merry person or an early riser, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who caught and sold birds for food.

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


Similar surnames: Lark, Legard, Bear, Dewart, Ewart, Seward, Newmark, Leopard, Lemer

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Lewark Family Origin

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Lewark Family Occupations

What did your Lewark ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Elect Maintainance Fitter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Lewark. 17% of Lewark men worked as an Elect Maintainance Fitter and 59% of Lewark women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lewark were Incapacitated and Pottery Decorator (incapacita)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Elect Maintainance Fitter
    17%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • General Worker Vairehal Ancted Dani
    17%
  • Incapacitated
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    59%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Loy Factory Machinist
    9%
  • Pottery Decorator (incapacita)
    9%

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

Lewark Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lewark. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lewark 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 122 immigration records available for the last name Lewark. 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 320 military records available for the last name Lewark. For the veterans among your Lewark ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lewark Life Expectancy

What is the average Lewark lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lewark life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Lewark in 1962 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lewark

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