Lewellen Family History

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Lewellen Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Welsh Llewellyn.

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

Similar surnames: Lewellyn, Lewallen, Flewellen, Lewelling, Luellen, Louallen

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Lewellen Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lewellen name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lewellen. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • France


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Lewellen Family Origin

Where is the Lewellen family from?

Lewellen Family Occupations

What did your Lewellen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Fisherman and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lewellen. The most common Lewellen occupation in Canada was Fisherman. 67% of Lewellen's were Fishermans.

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  • Fisherman

  • Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lewellen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lewellen Historical Records

What Lewellen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Lewellen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lewellen 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 489 immigration records available for the last name Lewellen. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lewellen. For the veterans among your Lewellen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lewellen Life Expectancy

What is the average Lewellen lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Lewellen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1956. The average life expectancy for Lewellen in 1951 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lewellen 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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