Shawano Family History

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Shawano 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: Dhawan, Kawano, Hwang, Takano, Hasan, Dhanani, Nagano, Haan, Catano

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Shawano Family Origin

Where is the Shawano family from?

Shawano Family Occupations

What did your Shawano ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shawano occupation in the USA was Fisherman. 50% of Shawano's were Fishermans. Fisherman and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shawano.

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  • Fisherman

  • Keeping House


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

Shawano Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 700 census records available for the last name Shawano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shawano 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 Shawano

Passenger List

There are 2 immigration records available for the last name Shawano. 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 15 military records available for the last name Shawano. For the veterans among your Shawano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shawano Life Expectancy

What is the average Shawano lifespan?

Between 1980 and 2004, in the United States, Shawano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Shawano in 1980 was 63, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shawano

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shawano 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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