Showers Family History

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Showers Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English shouere ‘pusher’, an agent derivative of Old English scufan ‘to thrust or push’.

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


Similar surnames: Storer, Syers, Jowers, Showell, Howard, Howes, Fowers, Stowers

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Showers Family Origin

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Showers Family Occupations

What did your Showers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Showers family was Keeping House. The most common Showers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Showers's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Showers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Showers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Showers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Showers 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Showers. 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 Showers. For the veterans among your Showers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Showers Life Expectancy

What is the average Showers lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Showers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Showers in 1949 was 40, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Showers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Showers 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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