Ewing Family History

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Ewing Name Meaning

Scottish: altered form of Ewen (itself a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eòghainn ‘son of Eòghann’), formed as if it were an English patronymic ending in -ing. See also McEwen.

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


Similar surnames: Ewings, Eding, Going, Emling, Bering, Edling, Twing, Ewin, Ewan

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Ewing Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Ewing name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    51%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    19%

  • Germanic Europe

    8%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    3%

  • Norway

    3%

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Ewing Family Origin

Where is the Ewing family from?

Ewing Family Occupations

What did your Ewing ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ewing. The most common Ewing occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Ewing's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ewing family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Ewing Historical Records

What Ewing family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 196,000 census records available for the last name Ewing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ewing 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 24,000 immigration records available for the last name Ewing. 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 42,000 military records available for the last name Ewing. For the veterans among your Ewing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ewing Life Expectancy

What is the average Ewing lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Ewing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ewing in 1942 was 34, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ewing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ewing 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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