Shaemaker Family History

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Shaemaker Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Hammaker, Haymaker, Shoemaker, Hatmaker, Hamaker, Slaymaker

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Shaemaker Family Origin

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Shaemaker Family Occupations

What did your Shaemaker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shaemaker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Shaemaker's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Shaemaker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 439 census records available for the last name Shaemaker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shaemaker 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 11 immigration records available for the last name Shaemaker. 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 18 military records available for the last name Shaemaker. For the veterans among your Shaemaker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shaemaker Life Expectancy

What is the average Shaemaker lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shaemaker 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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