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Shaughnessy Family Origin

Where is the Shaughnessy family from?

Shaughnessy Family Occupations

What did your Shaughnessy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shaughnessy family was Carpenter. The most common Shaughnessy occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Shaughnessy's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shaughnessy.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Shaughnessy Historical Records

What Shaughnessy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Shaughnessy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shaughnessy 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Shaughnessy. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Shaughnessy. For the veterans among your Shaughnessy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shaughnessy Life Expectancy

What is the average Shaughnessy lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Shaughnessy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Shaughnessy in 1943 was 64, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shaughnessy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shaughnessy 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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