Shawn Name Meaning

Scottish or Irish: possibly a variant of Shane.

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


Similar surnames: Shaw, Shan, Thaw, Shain, Shand, Shay, Whan, Haws, Rawn, Brawn

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Shawn Family Origin

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Shawn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shawn. The most common Shawn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Shawn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shawn family was Carpenter.

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Shawn Historical Records

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Shawn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Shawn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Shawn in 1949 was 52, and 58 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shawn

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