Sawrey Family History

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Sawrey 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: Sawdey, Carey, Hawley, Sankey, Rarey, Fawley, Sawvel, Tawney, Sacre

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Sawrey Family Origin

Where is the Sawrey family from?

Sawrey Family Occupations

What did your Sawrey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Sawrey family was Annuitant. The most common Sawrey occupation in the UK was Farmer. 19% of Sawrey's were Farmers. Farmer, Iron Miner and Joint Farmers Of 292 Acres were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sawrey.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Iron Miner

    7%
  • Joint Farmers Of 292 Acres

    7%
  • Annuitant

    4%

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

Sawrey Historical Records

What Sawrey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sawrey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sawrey 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 437 immigration records available for the last name Sawrey. 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 231 military records available for the last name Sawrey. For the veterans among your Sawrey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sawrey Life Expectancy

What is the average Sawrey lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Sawrey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Sawrey in 1963 was 77, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sawrey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sawrey 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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