Shows Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Schaus.

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

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Shows Family Origin

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Shows Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Farming

    12%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

In 1880, the most common Shows occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Shows's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shows. A less common occupation for the Shows family was Laborer.

Source: Census data for Shows | Data not to scale

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Shows Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, Shows life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Shows in 1947 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shows

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