Shawbell Family History

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Shawbell 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: Hartell, Chappell, Harwell, Habel, Howell, Haskell, Asbell, Shadwell

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Shawbell Family Origin

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Shawbell Family Occupations

What did your Shawbell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shawbell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Shawbell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Shawbell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 143 census records available for the last name Shawbell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shawbell 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 Shawbell. 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 46 military records available for the last name Shawbell. For the veterans among your Shawbell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shawbell Life Expectancy

What is the average Shawbell lifespan?

Between 1971 and 2003, in the United States, Shawbell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Shawbell in 1971 was 76, and 78 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shawbell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shawbell 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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