Shawber Family History

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Shawber 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: Hawker, Haber, Hauber, Shawver, Sharber, Harber, Hawver, Shawler

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Shawber Family Origin

Where is the Shawber family from?

Shawber Family Occupations

What did your Shawber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shawber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Shawber's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shawber. A less common occupation for the Shawber family was R R Engineer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • R R Engineer


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

Shawber Historical Records

What Shawber family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 415 census records available for the last name Shawber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shawber 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 Shawber

Passenger List

There are 23 immigration records available for the last name Shawber. 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 44 military records available for the last name Shawber. For the veterans among your Shawber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shawber Life Expectancy

What is the average Shawber lifespan?

Between 1969 and 2001, in the United States, Shawber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Shawber in 1969 was 85, and 87 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shawber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shawber 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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