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Dewinter Family History

Dewinter Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: De Winter, Lewinter, Winter, Deringer, Deiter, Deister, Dewine

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Where is the Dewinter family from?

You can see how Dewinter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dewinter family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Dewinter families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 16 Dewinter families living in Massachusetts. This was about 40% of all the recorded Dewinter's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Dewinter families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dewinter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dewinter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Dewinter. 43% of Dewinter men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dewinter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dewinter 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 761 immigration records available for the last name Dewinter. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 269 military records available for the last name Dewinter. For the veterans among your Dewinter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dewinter lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Dewinter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Dewinter in 1949 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

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