Shema Family History

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Shema Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Similar surnames: Semo, Shuda, Anema, Seeba, Sher, Siena, Sarma, Somma, Sem, Shedd

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Shema Family Origin

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Shema Family Occupations

What did your Shema ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shema occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 50% of Shema's were Cigar Makers. Cigar Maker and Harness Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shema.

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  • Cigar Maker

  • Harness Maker


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

Shema Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Shema. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shema 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 87 immigration records available for the last name Shema. 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 226 military records available for the last name Shema. For the veterans among your Shema ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shema Life Expectancy

What is the average Shema lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Shema life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Shema in 1963 was 79, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shema

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shema 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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