Shewey Family History

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Shewey Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Similar surnames: Sherfey, Sherfy, Sheffey, Shelby, Shetley, Dewey, Shely, Howey

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Shewey Family Origin

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Shewey Family Occupations

What did your Shewey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Shewey. 20% of Shewey men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Shewey women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shewey were Farming and Canner

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Beautiain
  • Canner

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

Shewey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Shewey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shewey 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 106 immigration records available for the last name Shewey. 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 172 military records available for the last name Shewey. For the veterans among your Shewey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shewey Life Expectancy

What is the average Shewey lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Shewey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Shewey in 1958 was 85, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shewey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shewey 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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