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Alwin Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Alwin or Elwin, a falling together of various Old English personal names: Ælfwine ‘elf friend’, Æ{dh}elwine ‘noble friend’, Ealdwine ‘old friend’, and others.

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


Similar surnames: Alvin, Albin, Unwin, Baldwin, Askin, Allin, Aldi, Harwin, Atkin, Lein

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Alwin Family Origin

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Alwin Family Occupations

What did your Alwin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Alwin family was Keeps House. The most common Alwin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Alwin's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alwin.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Clerk In Store

    17%
  • Keeps House

    17%

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

Alwin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Alwin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alwin 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Alwin. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Alwin. For the veterans among your Alwin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alwin Life Expectancy

What is the average Alwin lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Alwin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Alwin in 1960 was 38, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alwin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alwin 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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