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Toews is a German surname of Russian Mennonite origin. Notable people with the name include:

  • David Toews (born 1990), Canadian hockey player for the Brandon Wheat Kings
  • David Waltner-Toews (born 1948), Canadian epidemiologist, essayist, poet, fiction writer and veterinarian
  • Gisela Toews (born 1940), German speed skater
  • Jeff Toews (born 1957), American former NFL offensive tackle and guard
  • John E. Toews, Canadian historian of 19th-century Germany at the University of Washington
  • Jonathan Toews (born 1988), Canadian hockey player for the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks
  • Loren Toews (born 1951), American former professional football player
  • Miriam Toews (born 1964), Canadian writer of Mennonite descent
  • Vic Toews (born 1952), Canadian politician