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Shapiro Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name among Eastern European Jews from the Yiddish name of the German city of Speyer (see Speyer and compare Spiro).

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

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Shapiro Family Origin

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Shapiro Family Occupations

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  • Clothier

    25%
  • Dry G. Stand

    25%
  • Glass Store

    25%
  • School Teacher

    25%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shapiro family was School Teacher. The most common Shapiro occupation in the USA was Clothier. 25% of Shapiro's were Clothiers. Clothier, Dry G. Stand and Glass Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shapiro.

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Shapiro Life Expectancy

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