Shawell Family History

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Shawell 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: Harwell, Howell, Shadwell, Haswell, Showell, Chadwell, Hewell, Hamell

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Shawell Family Origin

Where is the Shawell family from?

Shawell Family Occupations

What did your Shawell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Shawell occupation in the UK was Concreter In Copper Wks. 20% of Shawell's were Concreter In Copper Wkss. Concreter In Copper Wks, Needlewoman and Pensioner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shawell. A less common occupation for the Shawell family was Sailor .

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  • Concreter In Copper Wks

  • Needlewoman

  • Pensioner

  • Sailor


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

Shawell Historical Records

What Shawell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 431 census records available for the last name Shawell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shawell 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 Shawell

Passenger List

There are 46 immigration records available for the last name Shawell. 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 18 military records available for the last name Shawell. For the veterans among your Shawell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shawell Life Expectancy

What is the average Shawell lifespan?

Between 1971 and 1999, in the United States, Shawell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Shawell in 1971 was 67, and 91 in 1999.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shawell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shawell 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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