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Sayward Family Origin

Where is the Sayward family from?

Sayward Family Occupations

What did your Sayward ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sayward occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Sayward's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sayward family was Fish Merchant. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sayward.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Fish Merchant


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

Sayward Historical Records

What Sayward family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Sayward

Passenger List

There are 366 immigration records available for the last name Sayward. 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 601 military records available for the last name Sayward. For the veterans among your Sayward ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sayward Life Expectancy

What is the average Sayward lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Sayward life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Sayward in 1945 was 71, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sayward

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sayward 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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