Shiway Family History

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Shiway 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: Hiday, Hay, Conway, Shima, Chitty, Niwa, Iwai, Whitby, Radway, Way

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Shiway Family Origin

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Shiway Family Occupations

What did your Shiway ancestors do for a living?

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

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Shiway Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5 census records available for the last name Shiway. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shiway 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 Shiway. 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 1 military records available for the last name Shiway. For the veterans among your Shiway ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shiway Life Expectancy

What is the average Shiway lifespan?

Between 1978 and 1995, in the United States, Shiway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Shiway in 1978 was 84, and 88 in 1995.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shiway 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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