Shewman Family History

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Shewman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schumann.

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

Similar surnames: Showman, Shelman, Sherman, Shuman, Seeman, Lewman, Shellman, Shurman

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Shewman Family Origin

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Shewman Family Occupations

What did your Shewman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Shewman occupation in the UK was Coal Porter Gas Wks. 50% of Shewman's were Coal Porter Gas Wkss. Coal Porter Gas Wks and Van Driver were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shewman.

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  • Coal Porter Gas Wks

  • Van Driver


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

Shewman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shewman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shewman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Shewman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shewman. For the veterans among your Shewman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shewman Life Expectancy

What is the average Shewman lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Shewman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Shewman in 1959 was 60, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shewman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shewman 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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