Sheilds Family History

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Sheilds Name Meaning

Irish, English, and Scottish: variant spelling of Shields.

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

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Sheilds Family Origin

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Sheilds Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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

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Sheilds Historical Records

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Sheilds Life Expectancy

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