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Cashwell Family History

Cashwell Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of English Caswell .

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


Similar surnames: Caswell, Ashwell, Castell, Capwell, Cadwell, Rishell, Cashel, Haswell

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Where is the Cashwell family from?

You can see how Cashwell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cashwell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cashwell families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Cashwell families living in North Carolina. This was about 46% of all the recorded Cashwell's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Cashwell families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cashwell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cashwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cashwell. 37% of Cashwell men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Cashwell women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cashwell were Carpenter and Laborer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    37%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    20%
  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Maid
    13%
  • Laborer
    10%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cashwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cashwell 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 160 immigration records available for the last name Cashwell. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Cashwell. For the veterans among your Cashwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cashwell lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Cashwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Cashwell in 1943 was 37, and 82 in 2004.

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