Shawd Family History

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Shawd 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: Hard, Hand, Hawk, Shaw, Chard, Haw, Shad, Chand, Hald, Chad

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Shawd Family Origin

Where is the Shawd family from?

Shawd Family Occupations

What did your Shawd ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Huckster and Photographer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shawd. The most common Shawd occupation in the USA was Huckster. 33% of Shawd's were Hucksters. A less common occupation for the Shawd family was Post Master.

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  • Huckster

  • Photographer

  • Post Master


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

Shawd Historical Records

What Shawd family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 217 census records available for the last name Shawd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shawd 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 Shawd

Passenger List

There are 13 immigration records available for the last name Shawd. 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 132 military records available for the last name Shawd. For the veterans among your Shawd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shawd Life Expectancy

What is the average Shawd lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2003, in the United States, Shawd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Shawd in 1950 was 31, and 89 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shawd

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shawd 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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