Sawman Family History

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Sawman 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: Salman, Lawman, Saxman, Kalman, Bowman, Rahman, Salmon, Karman, Swan

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Sawman Family Origin

Where is the Sawman family from?

Sawman Family Occupations

What did your Sawman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Coal Miner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sawman. The most common Sawman occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Sawman's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Sawman family was Keeping House.

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  • Laborer

    40%
  • Coal Miner

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%

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

Sawman Historical Records

What Sawman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 336 census records available for the last name Sawman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sawman 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 49 immigration records available for the last name Sawman. 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 Sawman. For the veterans among your Sawman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sawman Life Expectancy

What is the average Sawman lifespan?

Between 1969 and 2002, in the United States, Sawman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Sawman in 1969 was 85, and 89 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sawman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sawman 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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