Sawtell Family History

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Sawtell Name Meaning

Possibly reduced Americanized form of French Desautels.

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


Similar surnames: Sawtelle, Wartell, Cowell, Castell, Carnell, Sawvel, Laswell, Maskell

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Sawtell Family Origin

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Sawtell Family Occupations

What did your Sawtell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sawtell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Sawtell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sawtell family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sawtell.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Sawtell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sawtell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sawtell 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sawtell. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sawtell. For the veterans among your Sawtell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sawtell Life Expectancy

What is the average Sawtell lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Sawtell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Sawtell in 1956 was 42, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sawtell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sawtell 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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