Showman Family History

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Showman Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Schaumann (see Schauman).

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


Similar surnames: Shewman, Snowman, Sherman, Shurman, Homan, Hayman, Showerman, Shelman

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Showman Family Origin

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Showman Family Occupations

What did your Showman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Showman family was Blacksmith. The most common Showman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Showman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Showman.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Showman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Showman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Showman 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 Showman

Passenger List

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

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Showman Life Expectancy

What is the average Showman lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Showman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Showman in 1957 was 63, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Showman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Showman 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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