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Shallcross Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place named after an ancient stone cross in the High Peak forest of Derbyshire, in the parish of Chapel en le Frith, known as the Shackelcross. The first element in this name appears to be from Old English sceacol ‘chain’, ‘bond’, perhaps denoting a cross to which penitents could be fettered.

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


Similar surnames: Holycross, Norcross, Cross, Chalcraft, Hallows, Sharrock, Pallares

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Shallcross Family Origin

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Shallcross Family Occupations

What did your Shallcross ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shallcross. The most common Shallcross occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Shallcross's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shallcross family was Gentleman.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Engineer

    6%
  • Gentleman

    6%

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

Shallcross Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shallcross. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shallcross 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Shallcross. 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 Shallcross. For the veterans among your Shallcross ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shallcross Life Expectancy

What is the average Shallcross lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Shallcross life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Shallcross in 1959 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shallcross

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shallcross 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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