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Shore Family History

Shore Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who lived by the seashore, Middle English schore.English: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a bank or steep slope, Old English scora. There are minor places named with this word in Lancashire and West Yorkshire, and the surname may also be a habitational name from these.Americanized spelling of Ashkenazic Jewish S(c)hor(r) or Szor, variants of Schauer.

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

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Name Distribution of Shore Families

  • Number of Shore families
     76 - 149
     26 - 75
     1 - 25
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Shore families
     327 - 651
     110 - 326
     1 - 109
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Shore families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Shore Family Origin

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Shore Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Shore

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Shore Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Shore census records

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Shore Civil War Service Records

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