Shaward Family History

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Shaward 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: Hazard, Howard, Hayward, Havard, Thagard, Sheward, Heward, Harward

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Shaward Family Origin

Where is the Shaward family from?

Shaward Family Occupations

What did your Shaward ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shaward occupation in the USA was Wood Chopper. 100% of Shaward's were Wood Choppers.

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  • Wood Chopper


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

Shaward Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 75 census records available for the last name Shaward. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shaward 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 7 immigration records available for the last name Shaward. 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 military records available for the last name Shaward. For the veterans among your Shaward ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shaward Life Expectancy

What is the average Shaward lifespan?

Between 1979 and 2000, in the United States, Shaward life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Shaward in 1979 was 59, and 90 in 2000.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shaward

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shaward 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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