Ewart Family History

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Ewart Name Meaning

from the personal name Ewart, an Anglo-Norman French form of Edward. occupational name for a shepherd, from Middle English ewehirde, from Old English eowu ‘ewe’ + hierde ‘herdsman’. habitational name from a place in Northumbria named Ewart, from Old English ea ‘river’ + wor{dh} ‘enclosure’; it is enclosed on three sides by the rivers Glen and Till.

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

Similar surnames: Seward, Hart, Dart, Ward, Edward, Warth, Ewer, Dewart, Stewart, Wark

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Ewart Ethnicity Estimate

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These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Ewart. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Ewart Family Origin

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Ewart Family Occupations

What did your Ewart ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ewart family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ewart. The most common Ewart occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Ewart's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Carpenter


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Ewart Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Ewart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ewart 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Ewart. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Ewart. For the veterans among your Ewart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ewart Life Expectancy

What is the average Ewart lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Ewart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ewart in 1953 was 49, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ewart 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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