Shadley Family History

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Shadley Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schadel.

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

Similar surnames: Shadle, Schadle, Shadel, Shidler, Shader, Chandley, Sherley, Hafley

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Shadley Family Origin

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Shadley Family Occupations

What did your Shadley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Shadley. 17% of Shadley men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Shadley women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shadley were Farm Laborer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Waitress
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper

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

Shadley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Shadley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shadley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 172 immigration records available for the last name Shadley. 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 802 military records available for the last name Shadley. For the veterans among your Shadley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shadley Life Expectancy

What is the average Shadley lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Shadley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Shadley in 1940 was 62, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shadley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shadley 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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