Lewis Family History & Genealogy

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Lewis Last Name History & Origin

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Updated Sep 14, 2020

History

THE LEWIS’S COME TO THE NEW WORLD

In 1605, Sir William Lewis was sent to the New World by King James to raise cotton for Britain in what would become the state of South Carolina. Taking his brothers with him, he conveniently left a wife and five daughters behind.

Name Origin

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Spellings & Pronunciations

Lewis was also spelled Louis and in Scotland instead of Lewis the name was McClary

Nationality & Ethnicity

Lewis is English in origin and AngloSaxxon ethnicity

Famous People named Lewis

Merriweather Lewis was an explorer
Isaac Lewis was a Colonel on the Rebel side of the Civil War
Walker Lewis lived in the lost state Franklin

Early Lewises

These are the earliest records we have of the Lewis family.

1270 - Unknown
1478 - Unknown
1560 - Aug 21, 1657
1574 - 1645
1590 - May 4, 1616
1594 - Aug 21, 1657
1610 - c. January 1680
1645 - c. 1710
1660 - Apr 22, 1735
1671 - 1699

Lewis Family Tree

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Most Common First Names

Sample of 20 Lewis Biographies

1867 - Unknown
Apr 13, 1916 - Dec 5, 1992
Feb 26, 1935 - May 14, 2011
Oct 3, 1942 - June 1969
Dec 3, 1937 - Feb 5, 2011
Jun 3, 1934 - May 15, 1996
Mar 29, 1912 - October 1985
Oct 14, 1897 - March 1982
Apr 11, 1914 - Oct 2, 2005
Mar 7, 1928 - Apr 27, 2000
Jan 1, 1935 - Jul 22, 2011
Feb 5, 1905 - February 1984
Jun 18, 1934 - May 12, 1999
Apr 1, 1884 - August 1964
c. 1963 - Unknown
c. 1954 - Unknown
c. 1974 - Unknown
Oct 30, 1957 - Apr 7, 1979
c. 1925 - Unknown

Lewis Death Records & Life Expectancy

The average age of a Lewis family member is 69.3 years old according to our database of 199,194 people with the last name Lewis that have a birth and death date listed.

Life Expectancy

69.3 years

Oldest Lewises

These are the longest-lived members of the Lewis family on AncientFaces.

Feb 24, 1836 - Mar 6, 1958
122 years
Feb 14, 1851 - May 1972
121 years
Feb 19, 1862 - May 1977
115 years
Jul 2, 1882 - Jul 26, 1997
115 years
May 4, 1879 - December 1990
111 years
Dec 26, 1867 - October 1979
111 years
Apr 30, 1874 - February 1985
110 years
Mar 18, 1884 - Oct 15, 1993
109 years
Aug 1, 1876 - December 1985
109 years
Jul 21, 1885 - Aug 21, 1994
109 years

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