Showen Family History

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Showen Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of Dutch van Schouwen, a habitational name for someone from Schouwen in Zeeland.

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


Similar surnames: Thoen, Howe, Shoun, Stoken, Shore, Sholes, Shover, Owen, Thomen

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Showen Family Origin

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Showen Family Occupations

What did your Showen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Showen. A less common occupation for the Showen family was Barb Wire Mfg. The most common Showen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Showen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Barb Wire Mfg

    4%

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

Showen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Showen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Showen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Showen

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Showen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Showen. For the veterans among your Showen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Showen Life Expectancy

What is the average Showen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Showen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Showen in 1962 was 50, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Showen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Showen 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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