Shawbaugh Family History

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Shawbaugh 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: Drawbaugh, Sharbaugh, Shambaugh, Harbaugh, Arbaugh, Clabaugh

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Shawbaugh Family Origin

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Shawbaugh Family Occupations

What did your Shawbaugh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shawbaugh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Shawbaugh's were Farmers. Farmer and Sewing Machine Agent were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shawbaugh.

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  • Farmer

  • Sewing Machine Agent


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

Shawbaugh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 47 census records available for the last name Shawbaugh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shawbaugh 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 Shawbaugh. 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 military records available for the last name Shawbaugh. For the veterans among your Shawbaugh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shawbaugh Life Expectancy

What is the average Shawbaugh lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shawbaugh 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 Shawbaugh

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