Shawalter Family History

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Shawalter 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: Showalter, Halter, Walter, Schowalter, Shawler, Waller, Alter, Hawley

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Shawalter Family Origin

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Shawalter Family Occupations

What did your Shawalter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shawalter. The most common Shawalter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Shawalter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter


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

Shawalter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 470 census records available for the last name Shawalter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shawalter 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 10 immigration records available for the last name Shawalter. 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 25 military records available for the last name Shawalter. For the veterans among your Shawalter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shawalter Life Expectancy

What is the average Shawalter lifespan?

Between 1995 and 2001, in the United States, Shawalter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Shawalter in 1995 was 60, and 64 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shawalter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shawalter 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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