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Shotwell Family History

Shotwell Name Meaning
Possibly of English origin, a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

177,011 Historical Documents with Shotwell on Ancestry.com
24,070 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,991 Military Records
919 Immigration Records
19,520 Census and Voter Lists
128,511 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Shotwell Families

  • Number of Shotwell families
     30 - 58
     11 - 29
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Shotwell families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Shotwell last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Shotwell census records

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Shotwell Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Shotwell families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Shotwell Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Shotwell families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Shotwell

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Shotwell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Shotwell census records

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Shotwell Civil War Service Records

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