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Shows Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Schaus.

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


Similar surnames: Show, Shown, Shoun, Shoff, Shoop, Shouse, Howk, Sholl, Shoen, Shock

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Shows Family Origin

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Shows Family Occupations

What did your Shows ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shows occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Shows's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shows. A less common occupation for the Shows family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Farming

    12%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Shows Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Shows Life Expectancy

What is the average Shows lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Shows life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Shows in 1947 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shows

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shows 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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