Shaen Family History

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Shaen 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: Haen, Han, Chae, Hain, Shan, Hagen, Chen, Shen, Haren, Hahn

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Shaen Family Origin

Where is the Shaen family from?

Shaen Family Occupations

What did your Shaen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shaen occupation in the USA was Importer. 25% of Shaen's were Importers. A less common occupation for the Shaen family was Laborer. Importer, Iron Boiler and Journeyman Tailor Collector were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shaen.

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  • Importer

  • Iron Boiler

  • Journeyman Tailor Collector

  • Laborer


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

Shaen Historical Records

What Shaen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Shaen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shaen 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 Shaen

Passenger List

There are 177 immigration records available for the last name Shaen. 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 60 military records available for the last name Shaen. For the veterans among your Shaen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shaen Life Expectancy

What is the average Shaen lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2002, in the United States, Shaen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Shaen in 1968 was 89, and 84 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shaen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shaen 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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