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Lewellen Name Meaning

Altered form of Welsh Llewellyn .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Lewellyn, Lewallen, Flewellen, Lewelling, Luellen, Louallen

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Where is the Lewellen family from?

You can see how Lewellen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lewellen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lewellen families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Lewellen families living in Kentucky. This was about 19% of all the recorded Lewellen's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Lewellen families in 1840.
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What did your Lewellen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lewellen. 25% of Lewellen men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Lewellen women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lewellen were Farming and Teacher. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Waitress
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Lewellen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lewellen 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 489 immigration records available for the last name Lewellen. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lewellen. For the veterans among your Lewellen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lewellen lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Lewellen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1956. The average life expectancy for Lewellen in 1951 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

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