Sheen Family History

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Sheen Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of Sheehan. Korean: variant of Shin.

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

Similar surnames: Shean, Sween, Skeen, Gheen, Steen, Sheedy, Sheehan, Chee, Shen, Hees

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Sheen Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Sheen name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Sheen. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Sheen Family Origin

Where is the Sheen family from?

Sheen Family Occupations

What did your Sheen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sheen family was Boiler Of Iron. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sheen. The most common Sheen occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Sheen's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Boiler Of Iron


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

Sheen Historical Records

What Sheen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 50,000 census records available for the last name Sheen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheen 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Sheen. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Sheen. For the veterans among your Sheen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheen Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheen lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Sheen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Sheen in 1960 was 48, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sheen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheen 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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