Shawes Family History

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Shawes 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, Hayes, Chaves, Hales, Dawes, Phares, Hames, Howes, Hawkes

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Shawes Family Origin

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Shawes Family Occupations

What did your Shawes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shawes occupation in the USA was Farming. 100% of Shawes's were Farmings.

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  • Farming


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

Shawes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 113 census records available for the last name Shawes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shawes 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 6 immigration records available for the last name Shawes. 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 16 military records available for the last name Shawes. For the veterans among your Shawes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shawes Life Expectancy

What is the average Shawes lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shawes 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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