Dewan Name Meaning

Indian and Pakistani: status name for a treasurer or court official, from Arabic diwan ‘royal court’, ‘tribunal of justice’, or ‘treasury’. Under the Mughal administration in India the dewan was usually the highest official in a state.

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

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Dewan Family Origin

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Dewan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Coachman

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, the most common Dewan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Dewan's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Coachman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dewan. A less common occupation for the Dewan family was Blacksmith.

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Dewan Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Dewan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Dewan in 1958 was 53, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dewan

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