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Mcewen Name Meaning

Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eoghain ‘son of Eoghan’, a widespread and ancient personal name, possibly derived from eo ‘yew’, meaning ‘born of yew’. It was Latinized as Eugenius (see Eugene), and was also regarded as a Gaelic form of John. This was the name of one of the two sons of Niall of the Nine Hostages; the other was Conall. Anglicized form of Mac Eathain ‘son of Eathan’, a Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Johannes (see John). John was taken into Irish as Eoin at first; Seán is a later form. In later Irish, as in the surnames, the personal names Eoghan and Eoin were often confused.

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

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Mcewen Family Origin

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Mcewen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcewen. The most common Mcewen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Mcewen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mcewen family was Farm Laborer.

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Mcewen Life Expectancy

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