Shewmake Family History

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Shewmake Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Schoemaker or German Schumacher.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Shewmaker, Shoemake, Shumaker, Shomaker, Shumake, Shake, Shoemaker

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Shewmake Family Origin

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Shewmake Family Occupations

What did your Shewmake ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Works On Farm and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shewmake. A less common occupation for the Shewmake family was Farming. The most common Shewmake occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Shewmake's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Works On Farm

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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

Shewmake Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Shewmake. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shewmake 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 79 immigration records available for the last name Shewmake. 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 757 military records available for the last name Shewmake. For the veterans among your Shewmake ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shewmake Life Expectancy

What is the average Shewmake lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Shewmake life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Shewmake in 1962 was 57, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shewmake

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shewmake 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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