Longshore Family History

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Longshore Name Meaning

English: possibly an altered form of Longshaw, habitational name from Longshaw in Derbyshire, Greater Manchester, and Staffordshire, named from Middle English lang, long + shaw ‘copse’, ‘small wood’ (Old English sceaga).

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

Similar surnames: Langhorne, Longmore, Longacre, Longmire, Congrove, Lunsford

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Longshore Family Origin

Where is the Longshore family from?

Longshore Family Occupations

What did your Longshore ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Longshore family was Laborer. The most common Longshore occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Longshore's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Longshore.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Longshore ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Longshore Historical Records

What Longshore family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Longshore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Longshore census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Longshore

Passenger List

There are 626 immigration records available for the last name Longshore. 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 Card

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

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Longshore Life Expectancy

What is the average Longshore lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Longshore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Longshore in 1951 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Longshore

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Longshore ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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