Shawbridge Family History

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Shawbridge 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: Shewbridge, Cambridge, Trowbridge, Walbridge, Strawbridge, Asbridge

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Shawbridge Family Origin

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Shawbridge Family Occupations

What did your Shawbridge ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shawbridge. The most common Shawbridge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Shawbridge's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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

Shawbridge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 242 census records available for the last name Shawbridge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shawbridge 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 57 immigration records available for the last name Shawbridge. 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 19 military records available for the last name Shawbridge. For the veterans among your Shawbridge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shawbridge Life Expectancy

What is the average Shawbridge lifespan?

Average Shawbridge life expectancy in 1984 was 51 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 73.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shawbridge 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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