Shahay Family History

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Shahay 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: Shahan, Chahal, Chhay, Hata, Chauhan, Hay, Shah, Haar, Gahan, Haag

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Shahay Family Origin

Where is the Shahay family from?

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Shahay Family Occupations

What did your Shahay ancestors do for a living?

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

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Shahay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30 census records available for the last name Shahay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shahay 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 10 immigration records available for the last name Shahay. 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 6 military records available for the last name Shahay. For the veterans among your Shahay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shahay Life Expectancy

What is the average Shahay lifespan?

Between 1967 and 1994, in the United States, Shahay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Shahay in 1967 was 84, and 50 in 1994.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shahay 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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