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Shigley Family History

Shigley Name Meaning
Americanized form of a German name, probably Schickler ‘trader’, or a related form.

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

26,562 Historical Documents with Shigley on Ancestry
3,592 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
578 Military Records
145 Immigration Records
3,324 Census and Voter Lists
18,923 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Shigley Families

  • Number of Shigley families
     22 - 42
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Shigley families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Shigley last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Shigley census records

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Shigley Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Shigley

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Shigley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Shigley census records

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Shigley Civil War Service Records

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