Shawback Family History

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Shawback 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: Hanback, Haack, Harbach, Halbach, Harbeck, Hammack, Harnack, Hoback

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Shawback Family Origin

Where is the Shawback family from?

Shawback Family Occupations

What did your Shawback ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shawback occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Shawback's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shawback family was Retired Farmer. Farmer and Market Gardener were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shawback.

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  • Farmer

  • Market Gardener

  • Retired Farmer


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

Shawback Historical Records

What Shawback family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 531 census records available for the last name Shawback. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shawback 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 Shawback

Passenger List

There are 13 immigration records available for the last name Shawback. 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 63 military records available for the last name Shawback. For the veterans among your Shawback ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shawback Life Expectancy

What is the average Shawback lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2002, in the United States, Shawback life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Shawback in 1962 was 86, and 83 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shawback

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shawback 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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