Shawfield Family History

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Shawfield 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: Hatfield, Chatfield, Hadfield, Sheffield, Barfield, Caufield

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Shawfield Family Origin

Where is the Shawfield family from?

Shawfield Family Occupations

What did your Shawfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Operative (CM) and Rector Of Woodland were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shawfield. The most common Shawfield occupation in the UK was Operative (CM). 50% of Shawfield's were Operative (CM)s.

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  • Operative (CM)

  • Rector Of Woodland


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

Shawfield Historical Records

What Shawfield family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 220 census records available for the last name Shawfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shawfield 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 Shawfield

Passenger List

There are 34 immigration records available for the last name Shawfield. 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 Shawfield. For the veterans among your Shawfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shawfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Shawfield lifespan?

Between 1962 and 1989, in the United States, Shawfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Shawfield in 1962 was 71, and 93 in 1989.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shawfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shawfield 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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