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Ewart Name Meaning

English:: from the Middle English (Old French) personal name Ewart a French form of Edward . occupational name from Middle English ewehird ‘ewe herd keeper of the sheep’ (Old English ēowu + hierde). Ewes were kept for their milk from which cheese was made. The name may also have survived as Howard . habitational name from Ewart (Northumberland) from Old English ēa ‘river’ + worth ‘enclosure’. The place is indeed enclosed on three sides by the rivers Glen and Till.

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

Similar surnames: Seward, Hart, Dart, Ward, Edward, Warth, Ewer, Dewart, Stewart, Wark

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Where is the Ewart family from?

You can see how Ewart families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ewart family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ewart families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 146 Ewart families living in Ontario. This was about 62% of all the recorded Ewart's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Ewart families in 1911.
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What did your Ewart ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Ewart. 28% of Ewart men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Ewart women worked as a Student. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ewart were Laborer and Saleslady. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Gardener
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Student
  • Nurse
  • Housekeeper
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Ewart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ewart census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Ewart. 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 Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Ewart. For the veterans among your Ewart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ewart lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Ewart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ewart in 1953 was 49, and 83 in 2004.

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