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Ewton Name Meaning

Possibly an English habitational name; however, no appropriate place name has been identified and the surname is not recorded in the U.K.

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


Similar surnames: Exton, Newton, Elton, Ecton, Lewton, Benton, Neaton, Eaton, Keeton

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Where is the Ewton family from?

You can see how Ewton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ewton family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Ewton families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 5 Ewton families living in Manitoba. This was about 63% of all the recorded Ewton's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Ewton families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ewton surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ewton ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ewton. 30% of Ewton men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Ewton women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ewton were Salesman and Clerk.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Carpenter
    11%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    50%
  • Saleslady
    17%
  • Knitter
    17%
  • Clerk
    17%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ewton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ewton 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 64 immigration records available for the last name Ewton. 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 838 military records available for the last name Ewton. For the veterans among your Ewton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ewton lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Ewton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ewton in 1942 was 37, and 61 in 2004.

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