Shawers Family History

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Shawers 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: Hawes, Showers, Chavers, Shavers, Hayes, Hamer, Hager, Chaves, Hayer

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Shawers Family Origin

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Shawers Family Occupations

What did your Shawers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shawers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Shawers's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shawers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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

Shawers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 195 census records available for the last name Shawers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shawers 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 4 immigration records available for the last name Shawers. 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 8 military records available for the last name Shawers. For the veterans among your Shawers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shawers Life Expectancy

What is the average Shawers lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shawers 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shawers

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