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Shine Family History

Shine Name Meaning
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Seighin ‘descendant of Seighin’, possibly a derivative of séaghainn ‘accomplished’.English: nickname from Middle English schene ‘beautiful’ (Old English sciene).Americanized form of Ashkenazic Jewish or German Schein.

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

160,519 Historical Documents with Shine on Ancestry.com
51,882 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,169 Military Records
6,148 Immigration Records
44,879 Census and Voter Lists
49,441 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Shine Families

  • Number of Shine families
     103 - 204
     35 - 102
     1 - 34
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Shine families
     77 - 151
     26 - 76
     1 - 25
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Shine families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Shine census records

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Shine Family Origin

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Shine Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Shine

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Shine Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Shine census records

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Shine Civil War Service Records

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