Sawfoot Family History

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Sawfoot 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: Barfoot, Barefoot, Crofoot, Smoot, Samford, Safford, Laffoon, Cawood

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Sawfoot Family Origin

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Sawfoot Family Occupations

What did your Sawfoot ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assistant For Father Bank Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sawfoot. 13% of Sawfoot men worked as an Assistant For Father Bank Clerk and 54% of Sawfoot women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sawfoot were Gents Hairdresser Shop Keeper and Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assistant For Father Bank Clerk
    13%
  • Chocolate Confectioner Retired
    13%
  • Engine Fireman Passed For Driving L M S Heavy Work
    13%
  • Gents Hairdresser Shop Keeper
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    54%
  • Drapers Asst
    8%
  • General Stores And Sub Portmistress (retired)
    8%
  • Household Duties
    8%

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

Sawfoot Historical Records

What Sawfoot family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 301 census records available for the last name Sawfoot. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sawfoot census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Sawfoot

Passenger List

There are 16 immigration records available for the last name Sawfoot. 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 13 military records available for the last name Sawfoot. For the veterans among your Sawfoot ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sawfoot Life Expectancy

What is the average Sawfoot lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sawfoot 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 Sawfoot

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