Shawhan Family History

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Shawhan Name Meaning

Variant of Irish Sheehan.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Shahan, Shehan, Sheahan, Skahan, Shawn, Shean, Haggan, Scanlan

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Shawhan Family Origin

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Shawhan Family Occupations

What did your Shawhan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shawhan family was Bar Keeper. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shawhan. The most common Shawhan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Shawhan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Bar Keeper


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

Shawhan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Shawhan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shawhan 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 465 immigration records available for the last name Shawhan. 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 Shawhan. For the veterans among your Shawhan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shawhan Life Expectancy

What is the average Shawhan lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Shawhan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Shawhan in 1956 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shawhan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shawhan 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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