Shiwa Family History

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Shiwa 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: Shima, Niwa, Higa, Chia, Chiba, Chica, Shiba, Sliwa, China, Shira

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Shiwa Family Origin

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Shiwa Family Occupations

What did your Shiwa ancestors do for a living?

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

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Shiwa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28 census records available for the last name Shiwa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shiwa 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 35 immigration records available for the last name Shiwa. 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 77 military records available for the last name Shiwa. For the veterans among your Shiwa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shiwa Life Expectancy

What is the average Shiwa lifespan?

Average Shiwa life expectancy in 1967 was 80 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 72.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shiwa 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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