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Dewart Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Dewar, formerly found chiefly in Lanarkshire. Possibly an altered spelling of Dutch de Waart, a variant of De Weerd. Possibly a variant spelling of German Deward, from an old personal name Teudoard, composed of Old High German diot ‘people’, ‘nation’ + wart- ‘observer’, ‘guard’.

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


Similar surnames: Dewald, Dukart, Ewart, Ehart, Dorwart, Seward, Demar, Dewalt, Detar

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Dewart Family Origin

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Dewart Family Occupations

What did your Dewart ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dewart family was Hotel Keeper. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dewart. The most common Dewart occupation in Canada was Farmer. 17% of Dewart's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Hotel Keeper

    6%

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

Dewart Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dewart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dewart 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dewart. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Dewart. For the veterans among your Dewart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dewart Life Expectancy

What is the average Dewart lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Dewart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dewart in 1954 was 70, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dewart 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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