Sawr Family History

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Sawr 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: Saar, Sawa, Saur, Sahr, Sarr, Sar, Sayer, Barr, Saul, Sala

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Sawr Family Origin

Where is the Sawr family from?

Sawr Family Occupations

What did your Sawr ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter and Record Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sawr. 50% of Sawr men worked as a Carpenter

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Carpenter
    50%
  • Salesman
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Record Clerk
    100%

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

Sawr Historical Records

What Sawr family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 41 census records available for the last name Sawr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sawr 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 13 immigration records available for the last name Sawr. 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 6 military records available for the last name Sawr. For the veterans among your Sawr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sawr Life Expectancy

What is the average Sawr lifespan?

Average Sawr life expectancy in 1967 was 78 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 72.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sawr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sawr 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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