Daws Family History

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Daws Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Daw 1.

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

Similar surnames: Dawn, Dawes, Dawe, Days, Laws, Kays, Lawes, Dews, Haws, Daw

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Daws Family Origin

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Daws Family Occupations

What did your Daws ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Labourer

  • Farmer


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

Daws Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Daws. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Daws 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Daws. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Daws. For the veterans among your Daws ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Daws Life Expectancy

What is the average Daws lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Daws life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Daws in 1951 was 28, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Daws

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Daws 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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