Shawanesse Family History

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Shawanesse 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: Harkness, Harness, Chianese, Catanese, Chamness, Cavaness, Hartness

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Shawanesse Family Origin

Where is the Shawanesse family from?

Shawanesse Family Occupations

What did your Shawanesse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shawanesse occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 100% of Shawanesse's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House


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

Shawanesse Historical Records

What Shawanesse family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 21 census records available for the last name Shawanesse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shawanesse 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 Shawanesse

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Shawanesse. 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 20 military records available for the last name Shawanesse. For the veterans among your Shawanesse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shawanesse Life Expectancy

What is the average Shawanesse lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2002, in the United States, Shawanesse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Shawanesse in 1964 was 57, and 79 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shawanesse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shawanesse 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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