Shaheen Family History

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Shaheen Name Meaning

Muslim: from the Persian personal name Shahin, meaning ‘royal white falcon’. This name is widespread in Iran and throughout the Indian subcontinent.

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

Similar surnames: Shahan, Shaban, Shan, Shaheed, Hahn, Shannon, Stassen, Habben

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Shaheen Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Shaheen name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Shaheen. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Middle East


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Turkey & the Caucasus


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Shaheen Family Origin

Where is the Shaheen family from?

Shaheen Family Occupations

What did your Shaheen ancestors do for a living?

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

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Shaheen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shaheen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shaheen 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Shaheen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shaheen. For the veterans among your Shaheen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shaheen Life Expectancy

What is the average Shaheen lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Shaheen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Shaheen in 1948 was 29, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shaheen 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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