Sawzer Family History

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Sawzer 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: Sawyer, Salzer, Sayer, Tanzer, Hawker, Salter, Sanger, Sander, Sager

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Sawzer Family Origin

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Sawzer Family Occupations

What did your Sawzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Case Inspector and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sawzer. 25% of Sawzer men worked as a Case Inspector and 67% of Sawzer women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sawzer were Laborer and Stenographercleaning

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Case Inspector
    25%
  • Conductor
    25%
  • Farming
    25%
  • Laborer
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    67%
  • Stenographercleaning
    34%

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

Sawzer Historical Records

What Sawzer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 237 census records available for the last name Sawzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sawzer 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 17 immigration records available for the last name Sawzer. 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 12 military records available for the last name Sawzer. For the veterans among your Sawzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sawzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Sawzer lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sawzer 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 Sawzer

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