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Ewles Surname Meaning

variant of Ewell Hewell or Youle + post-medieval excrescent -s.

Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, 2016


Similar surnames: Eales, Elles, Eyles, Miles, Sales, Giles, Toles, Ellen, Mewes, Eller

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Where is the Ewles family from?

You can see how Ewles families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ewles family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Ewles families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 43 Ewles families living in Norfolk. This was about 52% of all the recorded Ewles's in United Kingdom. Norfolk had the highest population of Ewles families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ewles surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ewles ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Ewles. 42% of Ewles men worked as a General Labourer and 70% of Ewles women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ewles were Farm Labourer and Housewife. .

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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 1939

  • General Labourer
    42%
  • Horseman On Farm
    25%
  • Bricklayer
    17%
  • Farm Labourer
    17%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    70%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    8%
  • Domestic Servant
    4%
  • Housewife
    4%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ewles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ewles 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 126 immigration records available for the last name Ewles. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 144 military records available for the last name Ewles. For the veterans among your Ewles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ewles lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2002, in the United States, Ewles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ewles in 1961 was 51, and 92 in 2002.

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