Urwin Family History

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Urwin Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: variant spelling of Irwin. Variant of Welsh Urien (see Uren).

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

Similar surnames: Irwin, Erwin, Crain, Ervin, Uran, Purdin, Brewin, Win, Urian, Murrin

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Urwin Family Origin

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Urwin Family Occupations

What did your Urwin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Urwin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Urwin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Urwin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Urwin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Urwin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Urwin. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Urwin. For the veterans among your Urwin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Urwin Life Expectancy

What is the average Urwin lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Urwin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Urwin in 1954 was 42, and 91 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Urwin 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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