Shek Family History

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Shek Name Meaning

Chinese : Cantonese variant of Shi 1.

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


Similar surnames: Sheu, Shen, Shed, Suen, Sherk, Shenk, Shey, Sheng, Chee, Sher

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Shek Family Origin

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Shek Family Occupations

What did your Shek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shek occupation in the USA was Driver. 100% of Shek's were Drivers.

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  • Driver

    100%

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

Shek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shek 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Shek. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shek. For the veterans among your Shek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shek Life Expectancy

What is the average Shek lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Shek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Shek in 1964 was 70, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shek 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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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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