Shawbacher Family History

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Shawbacher 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: Hamacher, Fabacher, Harlacher, Laubacher, Schanbacher, Hubacher

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Shawbacher Family Origin

Where is the Shawbacher family from?

Shawbacher Family Occupations

What did your Shawbacher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shawbacher occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 50% of Shawbacher's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith and Stone & Brickmason were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shawbacher.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Stone & Brickmason


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

Shawbacher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12 census records available for the last name Shawbacher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shawbacher 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Shawbacher. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shawbacher. For the veterans among your Shawbacher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shawbacher Life Expectancy

What is the average Shawbacher lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shawbacher 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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