Dawe Family History

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Dawe Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: variant spelling of Daw.

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

Similar surnames: Dawes, Dowe, Dane, Daye, Dale, Rawe, Hawe, Daw, Bane, Dawn

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Dawe Family Origin

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Dawe Family Occupations

What did your Dawe ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dawe. A less common occupation for the Dawe family was Butcher. The most common Dawe occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Dawe's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Butcher


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

Dawe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 67,000 census records available for the last name Dawe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dawe 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Dawe. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Dawe. For the veterans among your Dawe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dawe Life Expectancy

What is the average Dawe lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Dawe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Dawe in 1953 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dawe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dawe 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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