Shawker Family History

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Shawker 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: Hawker, Hacker, Harker, Chalker, Thacker, Haker, Hawkes, Shawver

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Shawker Family Origin

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Shawker Family Occupations

What did your Shawker ancestors do for a living?

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

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Shawker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 184 census records available for the last name Shawker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shawker 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 12 immigration records available for the last name Shawker. 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 49 military records available for the last name Shawker. For the veterans among your Shawker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shawker Life Expectancy

What is the average Shawker lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Shawker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Shawker in 1962 was 79, and 85 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shawker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shawker 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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