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Ewy Name Meaning

Polish: origin uncertain; perhaps a metronymic from the female personal name Ewa, Polish form of Eve.

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


Similar surnames: Day, Lewy, Vey, Ely, Fey, Bay, Enz, Erk, Bey, Eis

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Where is the Ewy family from?

You can see how Ewy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ewy family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Ewy families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Ewy families living in Minnesota. This was about 20% of all the recorded Ewy's in the USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Ewy families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ewy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ewy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ewy. 56% of Ewy men worked as a Farmer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    56%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ewy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ewy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 306 immigration records available for the last name Ewy. 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 Cards

There are 489 military records available for the last name Ewy. For the veterans among your Ewy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ewy lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ewy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ewy in 1963 was 71, and 71 in 2004.

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