Passwater Family History

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Passwater Name Meaning

English (London): probably an occupational name for a ferryman.

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

Similar surnames: Passwaters, Paster, Passante, Parmenter, Slater, Panter, Kasser

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Passwater Family Origin

Where is the Passwater family from?

Passwater Family Occupations

What did your Passwater ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Boatman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Passwater. The most common Passwater occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Passwater's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Passwater family was Broom Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Boatman

  • Broom Maker


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

Passwater Historical Records

What Passwater family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Passwater. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Passwater 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 43 immigration records available for the last name Passwater. 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 424 military records available for the last name Passwater. For the veterans among your Passwater ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Passwater Life Expectancy

What is the average Passwater lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Passwater life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Passwater in 1957 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Passwater

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Passwater 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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