Lewer Family History

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Lewer Name Meaning

English: variant of Lower.

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


Similar surnames: Lewey, Lewers, Lower, Luter, Teer, Clower, Lever, Eger, Leaver, Ewer

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Lewer Family Origin

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Lewer Family Occupations

What did your Lewer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lewer family was Furnace Man. Farmer, Brick Mason and Farm Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lewer. The most common Lewer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Lewer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Brick Mason

    10%
  • Farm Labor

    10%
  • Furnace Man

    10%

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

Lewer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lewer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lewer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Lewer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lewer. For the veterans among your Lewer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lewer Life Expectancy

What is the average Lewer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lewer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Lewer in 1963 was 59, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lewer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lewer 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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