Sawray Family History

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Sawray 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: Sarah, Safran, Sawa, Garay, Sawaya, Satran, Sara, Wray, Salay, Sarraf

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Sawray Family Origin

Where is the Sawray family from?

Sawray Family Occupations

What did your Sawray ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Sawray.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Sawray Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 67 census records available for the last name Sawray. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sawray 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 Sawray. 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 2 military records available for the last name Sawray. For the veterans among your Sawray ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sawray Life Expectancy

What is the average Sawray lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sawray 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 Sawray

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