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Origins of the Lewy surname

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About the Lewys

We have a total number of 968 records for people with the last name Lewy.

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Where do most Lewys live?

In 1921, most Lewys lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Lewys

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 401 records for the Lewy surname. The oldest one dates back to 1890.

Who were Lewys most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Lewy first names?

  • Max
  • Jacob
  • Mary
  • Anna

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Common jobs for Lewys

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Lewys in 1921


Assistant Merchant


Assisting Home


Domestic Servant




Common Male occupations for Lewys in 1921




Living On Own Means


Professor Of Languages


Army Goods In Porters Clerk


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