Shaway Family History

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Shaway 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, Hanway, Hata, Hay, Conway, Hawk, Haar, Hawley, Shaw, Haag

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Shaway Family Origin

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Shaway Family Occupations

What did your Shaway ancestors do for a living?

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

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Shaway Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 68 census records available for the last name Shaway. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shaway 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 16 immigration records available for the last name Shaway. 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 6 military records available for the last name Shaway. For the veterans among your Shaway ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shaway Life Expectancy

What is the average Shaway lifespan?

Between 1972 and 1998, in the United States, Shaway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Shaway in 1972 was 92, and 70 in 1998.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shaway 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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