Ewing Family History

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Ewing Name Meaning

Scottish: altered form of Ewen (itself a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eòghainn ‘son of Eòghann’), formed as if it were an English patronymic ending in -ing. See also McEwen.

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

Similar surnames: Ewings, Eding, Going, Emling, Bering, Edling, Twing, Ewin, Ewan

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Ewing Family Origin

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Ewing Family Occupations

What did your Ewing ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Ewing. 44% of Ewing men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Ewing women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ewing were Carpenter and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labourer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Teacher
  • Nurse
  • Farmer
  • Stenographer

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

Ewing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 196,000 census records available for the last name Ewing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ewing 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 24,000 immigration records available for the last name Ewing. 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 42,000 military records available for the last name Ewing. For the veterans among your Ewing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ewing Life Expectancy

What is the average Ewing lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Ewing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ewing in 1942 was 34, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ewing 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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