Shawgates Family History

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Shawgates 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: Gates, Agate, Bhagat, Hungate, Thwaites, Holgate, Hawes, Hawkes

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Shawgates Family Origin

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Shawgates Family Occupations

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

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Shawgates Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1 census records available for the last name Shawgates. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shawgates 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Shawgates. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shawgates. For the veterans among your Shawgates ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shawgates Life Expectancy

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