Sawfer Family History

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Sawfer Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Sawyer, Saffer, Safer, Sayer, Hawker, Safar, Salter, Sanger, Sander

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Sawfer Family Origin

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Sawfer Family Occupations

What did your Sawfer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayers Labourer was the top reported job for people in the UK named Sawfer.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayers Labourer
    100%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Sawfer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 56 census records available for the last name Sawfer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sawfer 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 12 immigration records available for the last name Sawfer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Sawfer. For the veterans among your Sawfer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sawfer Life Expectancy

What is the average Sawfer lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sawfer 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sawfer

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