Shespy Family History

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Shespy 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.

Similar surnames: Espy, Hespe, Chesky, Henry, Hey, Shetty, Sheehy, Cressy, Hasty, Hendy

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Shespy Family Origin

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Shespy Family Occupations

What did your Shespy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Tinner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shespy. The most common Shespy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Shespy's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Tinner


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

Shespy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8 census records available for the last name Shespy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shespy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Shespy

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Shespy. 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 Shespy. For the veterans among your Shespy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shespy Life Expectancy

What is the average Shespy lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shespy 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shespy

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