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Shook Family History

Shook Name Meaning
Variant of German Schuck.

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

454,204 Historical Documents with Shook on Ancestry.com
81,568 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
15,718 Military Records
2,135 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Shook Families

  • Number of Shook families
     157 - 312
     53 - 156
     1 - 52
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Shook families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Shook last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Shook census records

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Shook Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Shook families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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

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Shook Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Shook 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 Shook

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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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Shook Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Shook census records

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

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Shook Civil War Service Records

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

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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