Shehy Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

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Shehy Family Origin

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Shehy Family Occupations

What did your Shehy ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Farm Lab.

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

In 1880, farmer, Blacksmith and Farm Lab. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shehy. A less common occupation for the Shehy family was Keeping House. The most common Shehy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Shehy's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Shehy | Data not to scale

Shehy Historical Records

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Shehy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1966 and 2004, Shehy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Shehy in 1966 was 75, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shehy

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