Erwin Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and Irish: variant of Irvin. German: from the personal name Erwin, from Herwin, a compound of Old High German heri ‘army’ + wini ‘friend’.

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

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Erwin Family Origin

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Erwin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Erwin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Erwin's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Erwin. A less common occupation for the Erwin family was Farming.

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Erwin Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Erwin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Erwin in 1941 was 34, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Erwin

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