Lewison Family History

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Lewison Name Meaning

Welsh and English: patronymic from Lewis. Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Lewi, Polish spelling of Levy. Adoption of the Welsh and English surname as a sound-alike equivalent of Greek Iliopoulos, patronymic from Elias.

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

Similar surnames: Jewison, Levison, Lewin, Pearson, Levinson, Lewis, Emison, Jenison

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Lewison Family Origin

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Lewison Family Occupations

What did your Lewison ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, (Glass Cutter Manuf), Dyer (Undef) and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lewison. The most common Lewison occupation in the UK was (Glass Cutter Manuf). 13% of Lewison's were (Glass Cutter Manuf)s. A less common occupation for the Lewison family was Grocer.

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  • (Glass Cutter Manuf)

  • Dyer (Undef)

  • Farm Labourer

  • Grocer


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Lewison Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Lewison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lewison 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 970 immigration records available for the last name Lewison. 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 751 military records available for the last name Lewison. For the veterans among your Lewison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lewison Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Lewison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lewison in 1953 was 55, and 70 in 2004.

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