Dwan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubháin or Ó Damháin (see Doane).

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


Similar surnames: Lean, Egan, Doan, Dean, Day, Dolan, Dugan, Shan, Iwan, Swan

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Dwan Family Origin

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Dwan Family Occupations

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  • Fisherman

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Servant

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dwan family was Servant. The most common Dwan occupation in Canada was Fisherman. 33% of Dwan's were Fishermans. Fisherman and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dwan.

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Dwan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Dwan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Dwan in 1947 was 44, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dwan

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