Shawin Family History

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Shawin 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: Hain, Chapin, Chain, Thain, Dhawan, Bhasin, Chatwin, Harwin, Chanin

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Shawin Family Origin

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Shawin Family Occupations

What did your Shawin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shawin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Shawin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Shawin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 131 census records available for the last name Shawin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shawin 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 40 immigration records available for the last name Shawin. 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 7 military records available for the last name Shawin. For the veterans among your Shawin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shawin Life Expectancy

What is the average Shawin lifespan?

Between 1968 and 1996, in the United States, Shawin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Shawin in 1968 was 74, and 82 in 1996.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shawin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shawin 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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