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Shorten Family History

Shorten Name Meaning

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

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18,382 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,567 Military Records
1,317 Immigration Records
12,562 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Shorten Families

Shorten census records

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Shorten Family Origin

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Shorten Family Occupations

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Military Service by Shorten

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