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Shorey Family History

Shorey Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Shore, Storey, Storer, Score, Stokey, Shores, Short, Thorley, Sorey

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Where is the Shorey family from?

You can see how Shorey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shorey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Shorey families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 40 Shorey families living in Maine. This was about 78% of all the recorded Shorey's in USA. Maine had the highest population of Shorey families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shorey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shorey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Shorey. 21% of Shorey men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Shorey women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shorey were Truck Driver and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Shorey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shorey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Shorey. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Shorey. For the veterans among your Shorey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shorey lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Shorey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Shorey in 1957 was 38, and 69 in 2004.

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