Sawmiller Family History

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Sawmiller Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Sägemüller, an occupational name for someone who worked in a sawmill, from Middle High German sege ‘saw’ + müller ‘miller’.

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


Similar surnames: Aumiller, Seegmiller, Baumiller, Bemiller, Miller, Neumiller

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Sawmiller Family Origin

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Sawmiller Family Occupations

What did your Sawmiller ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Assistant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sawmiller. 25% of Sawmiller men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Sawmiller women worked as an Assistant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sawmiller were Proprietor and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Attendant
    8%
  • Proprietor
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Assistant
    8%
  • Beauty Operator
    8%
  • Cook
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%

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

Sawmiller Historical Records

What Sawmiller family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sawmiller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sawmiller 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 15 immigration records available for the last name Sawmiller. 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 209 military records available for the last name Sawmiller. For the veterans among your Sawmiller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sawmiller Life Expectancy

What is the average Sawmiller lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Sawmiller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Sawmiller in 1953 was 55, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sawmiller

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sawmiller 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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