Tawes Family History

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Tawes Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English, Scottish, and German Dawes. Altered spelling of German Tewes.

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


Similar surnames: Dawes, Daves, Tukes, Tates, Haws, Cates, Taves, Toles, Gales, Tewes

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Tawes Family Origin

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Tawes Family Occupations

What did your Tawes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tawes family was Boatman. The most common Tawes occupation in the USA was Seaman. 38% of Tawes's were Seamans. Seaman, Gas Works and Huxster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tawes.

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  • Seaman

    38%
  • Gas Works

    10%
  • Huxster

    10%
  • Boatman

    5%

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Tawes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Tawes Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Tawes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Tawes in 1945 was 20, and 95 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tawes 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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