Erwing Family History

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Erwing 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: Ring, Dring, Wing, Kring, Arning, Irwin, Thwing, Swing, Ewing, Erwin

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Erwing Family Origin

Where is the Erwing family from?

Erwing Family Occupations

What did your Erwing ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Dressmaker and Hotel Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Erwing. A less common occupation for the Erwing family was Laborer. The most common Erwing occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Erwing's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Dressmaker

  • Hotel Keeper

  • Laborer


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

Erwing Historical Records

What Erwing family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 837 census records available for the last name Erwing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Erwing census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Erwing

Passenger List

There are 133 immigration records available for the last name Erwing. 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 115 military records available for the last name Erwing. For the veterans among your Erwing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Erwing Life Expectancy

What is the average Erwing lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Erwing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Erwing in 1964 was 56, and 49 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Erwing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Erwing 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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