Iwen Family History

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Iwen Name Meaning

North German (Frisian): patronymic from the Germanic personal name Ivo, which is thought to be derived from iwa ‘yew (tree)’.

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

Similar surnames: Iden, Eiben, Iten, Geen, Owen, Wein, Iwan, Irmen, Osen, Ison

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Iwen Family Origin

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Iwen Family Occupations

What did your Iwen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Iwen occupation in Canada was Labourer. 50% of Iwen's were Labourers. Labourer and Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Iwen.

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  • Labourer

  • Servant


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

Iwen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Iwen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Iwen 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 568 immigration records available for the last name Iwen. 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 510 military records available for the last name Iwen. For the veterans among your Iwen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Iwen Life Expectancy

What is the average Iwen lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Iwen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Iwen in 1958 was 32, and 90 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Iwen 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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