First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Ewing mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Ewing

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Oregon, U.S., the name Ewing is of Gaelic origin and means "Well born".
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International Interest
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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Ewing

Notable Persons Named Ewing

Ewing Kauffman

Ewing Kauffman was an american pharmaceutical entrepreneur, philanthropist, major league baseball team owner, pharmaceutical drug, philanthropy, major league baseball, americanpharmaceuticalentrepreneur, and andmajor league baseballteam owner. Ewing was given the name Ewing Marion Kauffman on September 21st, 1916 in Near Garden City, Missouri, United States. He died on August 1st, 1993.

Ewing Young

Ewing Young was a trapper. Ewing was born in 1799 in Tennessee. He left this life on February 9th, 1841.

Ewing Mitchell

Ewing Mitchell was a character actor: sheriff mitch hargrove on sky king, rancher, character actor, and ranch. Ewing was given the name Ewing Young Mitchell on December 29th, 1910 in South Carolina, USA. He left this life on September 3rd, 1988.

Ewing Galloway

Ewing Galloway was an american journalist; owner of a photography agency; lawyer, journalist, photography, lawyer, and americanjournalist; owner of aphotographyagency;lawyer. Ewing was born in 1881. He breathed his last breath on June 26th, 1953.

Ewing Y. Freeland

Ewing was born on January 1st, 1887 in Turnersville, Texas. He breathed his last breath on August 15th, 1963.

Ewing Miles Brown

Ewing Miles Brown is an actor, producer, and director. He has had major accomplishments since 1946.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ewing

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ewing

Patrick Ewing

Patrick Ewing is a basketball player for the Charlotte Hornets, New York Knicks, Seattle SuperSonics, and Orlando Magic in the National Basketball Association. He was most active from 1985 to 2002. Patrick was born on August 5th, 1962 in Kingston, Jamaica.

J. R. Ewing

J. R. Ewing is a soap character.

Reid Ewing

Reid Ewing is an actor. He was most prominent from 2008 to present. Reid was born on November 7th, 1988.

Blake Mciver Ewing

Blake Mciver Ewing is an actor, singer, and singing. He was most prominent from 1990 to present. Blake was born on March 27th, 1985 in Los Angeles.

Jr. Patrick Ewing

Jr. Patrick Ewing is a basketball player for the Reno Bighorns, Telekom Baskets Bonn, CB Valladolid, Trikala Aries, Sioux Falls Skyforce, New Orleans Pelicans, Iowa Energy, and Nea Kifissia B.C.Their ongoing career started in 2008. Jr. was born on May 20th, 1984 in Boston.

Maria Ewing

Maria was given the name Maria Louise Ewing on March 27th, 1950 in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

  • Dan Ewing
  • Daniel Ewing
    Basketball Player
  • Al Ewing
    Comics Creator
  • Thomas Ewing
    1st United States Secretary of the Interior
  • Gary Ewing
  • Ella Ewing
    Circus Sideshow Attraction
  • Sir James Alfred Ewing
  • Jr. Thomas Ewing
  • Buck Ewing
  • Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • William Lee D. Ewing
    Governor of Illinois
  • Bradie Ewing
  • Larry Ewing
    Image Designer
  • Hugh Boyle Ewing

Common last names for Ewing

  • Johnson
  • Smith
  • Harris
  • Wilson
  • Moore
  • Taylor
  • Brown
  • White
  • Clark
  • Lawrence

Common first names for Ewing

  • John
  • William
  • Robert
  • Mary
  • James
  • Charles
  • George
  • Margaret
  • Dorothy
  • Thomas
  • Ruth
  • Helen
  • Elizabeth
  • Donald
  • Richard
  • Joseph
  • Frank
  • Anna

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ewing U.S.
  White 76.28% 64.26%
  African American 17.89% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.62% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.43% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.22% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.57% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ewing

People with the last name Ewing are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Ewing

  • How Popular is the name Ewing? Ewing is the 9,698th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ewing was the 1,049th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ewing have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,196 babies born with the first name Ewing in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ewing to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ewing? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Ewing first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ewing is Saturday, May 3rd, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Ewing born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ewing was in 1925 with a total of 43 babies.
  • Random Ewing Factoid: According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ewing is not a popular baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Kentucky have the same name in 1922.
  • Weird things about the name Ewing: The name spelled backwards is Gniwe. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Einwg. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ewing? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 33,314 people with the last name Ewing.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ewing? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 11 of them will have Ewing as their last name.
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