Shawhun Family History

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Shawhun 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: Lawhun, Shawhan, Chauhan, Hahn, Shahan, Dhawan, Haun, Harthun

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Shawhun Family Origin

Where is the Shawhun family from?

Shawhun Family Occupations

What did your Shawhun ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shawhun occupation in the USA was Merchant. 100% of Shawhun's were Merchants.

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  • Merchant


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

Shawhun Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7 census records available for the last name Shawhun. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shawhun 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 Shawhun. 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 military records available for the last name Shawhun. For the veterans among your Shawhun ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shawhun Life Expectancy

What is the average Shawhun lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shawhun 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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