Lewey Family History

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Lewey Name Meaning

English: variant of Leavey.

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


Similar surnames: Levey, Lewer, Lees, Dewey, Lewy, Jewel, Newey, Lacey, Howey, Lavey

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Lewey Family Origin

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Lewey Family Occupations

What did your Lewey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lewey. A less common occupation for the Lewey family was Keeping House. The most common Lewey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Lewey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

Lewey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lewey Life Expectancy

What is the average Lewey lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Lewey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lewey in 1953 was 44, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lewey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lewey 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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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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