Shawen Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Shawen 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: Hagen, Haren, Dhawan, Hanen, Hawes, Phalen, Haven, Hazen, Haden

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Shawen Family Origin

Where is the Shawen family from?

Shawen Family Occupations

What did your Shawen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shawen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Shawen's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shawen. A less common occupation for the Shawen family was Nursery Man.

View Census data for Shawen | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Clerk In Store

  • Nursery Man


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

Shawen Historical Records

What Shawen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Shawen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shawen 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 Shawen

Passenger List

There are 79 immigration records available for the last name Shawen. 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.

View all Shawen immigration records

Draft Card

There are 325 military records available for the last name Shawen. For the veterans among your Shawen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Shawen military records

You've only scratched the surface of Shawen family history.

Shawen Life Expectancy

What is the average Shawen lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Shawen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Shawen in 1959 was 48, and 90 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shawen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shawen 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.

Famous Shawen Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name