Shehan Family History

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Shehan Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Sheehan.

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

Similar surnames: Shehane, Sheahan, Shahan, Shean, Teehan, Shead, Shehee, Mehan

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Shehan Family Origin

Where is the Shehan family from?

Shehan Family Occupations

What did your Shehan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shehan. A less common occupation for the Shehan family was Farm Laborer. The most common Shehan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Shehan's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Shehan Historical Records

What Shehan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Shehan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shehan 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Shehan. 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 Shehan. For the veterans among your Shehan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shehan Life Expectancy

What is the average Shehan lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Shehan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Shehan in 1953 was 72, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shehan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shehan 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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