Shew Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Probably also an Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Schuh.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Show, Sher, Shaw, Rhew, Shen, Brew, Shoen, Shein, Shelp, Trew

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Shew Family Origin

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Shew Family Occupations

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  • Cooper

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Servant

    25%
  • Shoe Maker

    25%

In 1881, Cooper, Farmer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shew. A less common occupation for the Shew family was Shoe Maker. The most common Shew occupation in Canada was Cooper. 25% of Shew's were Coopers.

Source: Census data for Shew | Data not to scale

Shew Historical Records

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Shew Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Shew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Shew in 1948 was 37, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shew

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