Shaw Smith Family History

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Shaw Smith Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Blacksmith, Shoesmith, Haworth, Highsmith, Stallsmith, Naismith

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Shaw Smith Family Origin

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Shaw Smith Family Occupations

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

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Shaw Smith Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Shaw Smith. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shaw Smith 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 836 immigration records available for the last name Shaw Smith. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Shaw Smith. For the veterans among your Shaw Smith ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shaw Smith Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shaw Smith 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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