Shawger Family History

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Shawger 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: Hager, Hawker, Hauger, Hanger, Harger, Shawver, Hagger, Hawver

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Shawger Family Origin

Where is the Shawger family from?

Shawger Family Occupations

What did your Shawger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shawger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Shawger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shawger family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shawger.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Miner

  • Keeping House


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

Shawger Historical Records

What Shawger family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

There are 76 immigration records available for the last name Shawger. 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 152 military records available for the last name Shawger. For the veterans among your Shawger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shawger Life Expectancy

What is the average Shawger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2002, in the United States, Shawger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Shawger in 1962 was 69, and 59 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shawger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shawger 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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