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Ewnig Family History

Ewnig Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ewig, Eng, Honig, Zweig, Enis, Ewing, Reinig, Ennis, Wenig, Essig

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Where is the Ewnig family from?

You can see how Ewnig families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ewnig family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1861 and 1901. The most Ewnig families were found in USA in 1880. In 1861 there were 5 Ewnig families living in Aberdeenshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Ewnig's in Scotland. Aberdeenshire had the highest population of Ewnig families in 1861.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ewnig surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ewnig ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 61 census records available for the last name Ewnig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ewnig 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 18 immigration records available for the last name Ewnig. 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 6 military records available for the last name Ewnig. For the veterans among your Ewnig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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