Sawright Family History

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Sawright 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: Seawright, Wright, Seabright, Canright, Akright, Mcwright, Sebright

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Sawright Family Origin

Where is the Sawright family from?

Sawright Family Occupations

What did your Sawright ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sawright occupation in the USA was Works In Mill. 100% of Sawright's were Works In Mills.

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  • Works In Mill

    100%

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

Sawright Historical Records

What Sawright family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 28 census records available for the last name Sawright. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sawright 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 2 immigration records available for the last name Sawright. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sawright. For the veterans among your Sawright ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sawright Life Expectancy

What is the average Sawright lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sawright 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 Sawright

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