Shawman Family History

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Shawman 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: Harman, Hayman, Dhawan, Chapman, Chatman, Hagman, Showman, Thaman

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Shawman Family Origin

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Shawman Family Occupations

What did your Shawman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shawman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Shawman's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shawman.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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

Shawman Historical Records

What Shawman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 344 census records available for the last name Shawman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shawman 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 Shawman. 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 61 military records available for the last name Shawman. For the veterans among your Shawman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shawman Life Expectancy

What is the average Shawman lifespan?

Between 1969 and 1998, in the United States, Shawman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Shawman in 1969 was 52, and 70 in 1998.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shawman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shawman 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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