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Shiba Family History

Shiba Name Meaning
Japanese: there are two names with this pronunciation; the first, meaning ‘turf’, is found mainly in western Japan; the other, meaning ‘brushwood’, occurs chiefly in eastern Japan.

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

4,684 Historical Documents with Shiba on Ancestry.com
1,371 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
593 Military Records
1,330 Immigration Records
1,062 Census and Voter Lists
328 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Shiba Families

  • Number of Shiba families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Shiba families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Shiba last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Shiba census records

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Shiba Family Origin

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Shiba Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Shiba

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Shiba Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Shiba census records

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Military Service by Shiba

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