Sawm Family History

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Sawm 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: Salm, Sawa, Sam, Saum, Saam, Sahm, Ham, Ram, Saul, Palm

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Sawm Family Origin

Where is the Sawm family from?

Sawm Family Occupations

What did your Sawm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sawm occupation in the USA was Butcher. 33% of Sawm's were Butchers. Butcher and Works In Piano Factory were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sawm.

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  • Butcher

  • Works In Piano Factory


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

Sawm Historical Records

What Sawm family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 84 census records available for the last name Sawm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sawm 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 5 immigration records available for the last name Sawm. 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 4 military records available for the last name Sawm. For the veterans among your Sawm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sawm Life Expectancy

What is the average Sawm lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sawm 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 Sawm

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