Shawke Family History

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Shawke 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: Hawke, Hawk, Hawker, Hake, Hanke, Harke, Haake, Hacke, Hawkes, Haske

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Shawke Family Origin

Where is the Shawke family from?

Shawke Family Occupations

What did your Shawke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shawke occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 50% of Shawke's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith and K. House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shawke.

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  • Blacksmith

    50%
  • K. House

    50%

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

Shawke Historical Records

What Shawke family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 110 census records available for the last name Shawke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shawke 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 8 immigration records available for the last name Shawke. 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 21 military records available for the last name Shawke. For the veterans among your Shawke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shawke Life Expectancy

What is the average Shawke lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2003, in the United States, Shawke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Shawke in 1967 was 72, and 63 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shawke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shawke 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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