Shawly Family History

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Shawly 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: Hawley, Chawla, Thawley, Shawley, Hanly, Shawl, Hally, Hay, Hale

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Shawly Family Origin

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Shawly Family Occupations

What did your Shawly ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Physician were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shawly. The most common Shawly occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Shawly's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Physician


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

Shawly Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 200 census records available for the last name Shawly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shawly 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 Shawly. 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 15 military records available for the last name Shawly. For the veterans among your Shawly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shawly Life Expectancy

What is the average Shawly lifespan?

Between 1964 and 1988, in the United States, Shawly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Shawly in 1964 was 68, and 93 in 1988.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shawly

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shawly 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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