Lewter Family History

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Lewter Name Meaning

English? This name occurs chiefly in NC, AL, and TN.

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


Similar surnames: Lester, Lawter, Leiter, Jester, Lewer, Center, Lever, Lerner, Ledger

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Lewter Family Origin

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Lewter Family Occupations

What did your Lewter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lewter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Lewter's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lewter. A less common occupation for the Lewter family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farming

    24%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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

Lewter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lewter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lewter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Lewter

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Lewter. 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 Lewter. For the veterans among your Lewter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lewter Life Expectancy

What is the average Lewter lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Lewter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Lewter in 1945 was 30, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lewter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lewter 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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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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