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Shambley Family History

Shambley Name Meaning

English: altered form of Chambley .

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


Similar surnames: Shamblen, Chandley, Shatley, Sharpley, Sherley, Hackley, Chamblee

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Where is the Shambley family from?

You can see how Shambley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shambley family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Shambley families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Shambley family living in North Carolina. This was 100% of all the recorded Shambley's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Shambley families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shambley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shambley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Shambley. 29% of Shambley men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Shambley women worked as a Seamstress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Farmer
    29%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Knitter
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Shambley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shambley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 33 immigration records available for the last name Shambley. 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 Cards

There are 336 military records available for the last name Shambley. For the veterans among your Shambley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shambley lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Shambley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Shambley in 1959 was 59, and 79 in 2004.

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