Shawb Family History

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Shawb 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: Hawk, Shaw, Harb, Haw, Haab, Thaw, Haws, Hawe, Shawn, Shaub

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Shawb Family Origin

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Shawb Family Occupations

What did your Shawb ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, shoe Merchant and Supt. Chalk Mine were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shawb. The most common Shawb occupation in the USA was Shoe Merchant. 50% of Shawb's were Shoe Merchants.

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  • Shoe Merchant

  • Supt. Chalk Mine


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

Shawb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 119 census records available for the last name Shawb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shawb 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 3 immigration records available for the last name Shawb. 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 13 military records available for the last name Shawb. For the veterans among your Shawb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shawb Life Expectancy

What is the average Shawb lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shawb 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shawb

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