Mashaw Family History

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Mashaw Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. It may be an Americanized form of French Machaut.

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

Similar surnames: Mashak, Deshaw, Bashaw, Bushaw, Washam, Dashnaw, Hoshaw, Macha, Masar

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Mashaw Family Origin

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Mashaw Family Occupations

What did your Mashaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mashaw occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 29% of Mashaw's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mashaw. A less common occupation for the Mashaw family was Keeping House.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mashaw ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mashaw Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mashaw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mashaw census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 144 immigration records available for the last name Mashaw. 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 Card

There are 308 military records available for the last name Mashaw. For the veterans among your Mashaw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mashaw Life Expectancy

What is the average Mashaw lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Mashaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Mashaw in 1952 was 51, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mashaw

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mashaw ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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