Shann Family History

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Shann Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a minor place so named near Keighley in West Yorkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Shan, Sand, Hain, Hann, Shinn, Shean, Sheng, Hand, Shank, Sann

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Shann Family Origin

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Shann Family Occupations

What did your Shann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Shann's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shann. A less common occupation for the Shann family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

Shann Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Shann Life Expectancy

What is the average Shann lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Shann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Shann in 1945 was 25, and 56 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shann 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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