Shamblen Family History

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Shamblen Name Meaning

Variant of Shamblin, an Americanized form of French Chamberlin.

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


Similar surnames: Shambley, Shamblin, Hamlen, Hamblin, Hamblen, Chamblin, Tamblyn

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Shamblen Family Origin

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Shamblen Family Occupations

What did your Shamblen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shamblen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Shamblen's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shamblen. A less common occupation for the Shamblen family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Blacksmith

    20%
  • Farming

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%

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

Shamblen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shamblen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shamblen 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 Shamblen

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Shamblen. 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 Shamblen. For the veterans among your Shamblen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shamblen Life Expectancy

What is the average Shamblen lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Shamblen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Shamblen in 1944 was 45, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shamblen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shamblen 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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