Erwin Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and Irish: variant of Irvin. German: from the personal name Erwin, from Herwin, a compound of Old High German heri ‘army’ + wini ‘friend’.

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


Similar surnames: Irwin, Ervin, Edwin, Gerwin, Urwin, Erwine, Kerwin, Derwin, Rain

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Erwin Family Origin

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Erwin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • School

    10%
  • Labourer

    7%
  • Going To School

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Erwin. The most common Erwin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Erwin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Erwin family was Going To School.

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Erwin Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Erwin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Erwin in 1941 was 34, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Erwin

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