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Caws Family History

Caws Name Meaning

see Cawse .

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


Similar surnames: Cass, Laws, Haws, Daws, Cane, Ras, Cao, Cap, Cai, Hawk

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Where is the Caws family from?

You can see how Caws families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Caws family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Caws families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1880 there was 1 Caws family living in Alabama. This was about 50% of all the recorded Caws's in USA. Alabama and 1 other state had the highest population of Caws families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Caws surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Caws ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bank Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Caws. 34% of Caws men worked as a Bank Clerk and 72% of Caws women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Caws were House Painter decorator and Private Means. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Bank Clerk
    34%
  • Aircraft Fitter
    34%
  • House Painter decorator
    34%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    72%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    7%
  • Incapacitated
    5%
  • Private Means
    4%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Caws. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caws census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 904 immigration records available for the last name Caws. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 413 military records available for the last name Caws. For the veterans among your Caws ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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