Shawe Family History

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Shawe 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: Hawe, Chae, Hale, Hare, Hawk, Hase, Shaw, Chase, Haw, Howe

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Shawe Family Origin

Where is the Shawe family from?

Shawe Family Occupations

What did your Shawe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shawe family was Farmer. The most common Shawe occupation in the USA was Accountant. 33% of Shawe's were Accountants. Accountant and Cigar Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shawe.

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  • Accountant

  • Cigar Maker

  • Farmer


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

Shawe Historical Records

What Shawe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shawe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shawe 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 Shawe

Passenger List

There are 587 immigration records available for the last name Shawe. 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 472 military records available for the last name Shawe. For the veterans among your Shawe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shawe Life Expectancy

What is the average Shawe lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Shawe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Shawe in 1963 was 84, and 68 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shawe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shawe 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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