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Lewman Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Lühmann (see Luhmann).

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


Similar surnames: Leaman, Leman, Shewman, German, Leesman, Kelman, Layman, Seeman

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Where is the Lewman family from?

You can see how Lewman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lewman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lewman families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 5 Lewman families living in Alberta. This was about 42% of all the recorded Lewman's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Lewman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lewman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lewman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lewman. 29% of Lewman men worked as a Farmer and 37% of Lewman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lewman were Farming and Bookkeeper.

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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

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Farming
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    37%
  • Stenographer
    22%
  • Clerk
    22%
  • Bookkeeper
    11%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Lewman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lewman 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 535 immigration records available for the last name Lewman. 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 851 military records available for the last name Lewman. For the veterans among your Lewman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lewman lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Lewman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Lewman in 1945 was 23, and 74 in 2004.

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