Shawlin Family History

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Shawlin 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: Chaplin, Hallin, Hamlin, Havlin, Harlin, Whalin, Hanlin, Phalin, Hain

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Shawlin Family Origin

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Shawlin Family Occupations

What did your Shawlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shawlin occupation in the USA was Farming. 100% of Shawlin's were Farmings.

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  • Farming


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

Shawlin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25 census records available for the last name Shawlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shawlin 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 20 immigration records available for the last name Shawlin. 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 5 military records available for the last name Shawlin. For the veterans among your Shawlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shawlin Life Expectancy

What is the average Shawlin lifespan?

Between 1970 and 1990, in the United States, Shawlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Shawlin in 1970 was 74, and 28 in 1990.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shawlin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shawlin 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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