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Shehane Family History

Shehane Name Meaning
Irish: variant spelling of Sheehan.

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

10,270 Historical Documents with Shehane on Ancestry.com
2,300 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
592 Military Records
89 Immigration Records
1,675 Census and Voter Lists
5,614 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Shehane Families

  • Number of Shehane families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Shehane families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Shehane last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Shehane census records

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Shehane Family Origin

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Shehane Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Shehane families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Shehane

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Shehane Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Shehane census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Shehane ancestors, such as occupation.

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Shehane Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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