Sheu Family History

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Sheu Name Meaning

Chinese : variant of Xu 2.

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

Similar surnames: Shen, Shyu, Shek, Shu, Shiu, Shey, Su, Hau, Chee, Shed

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Sheu Family Origin

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Sheu Family Occupations

What did your Sheu ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sheu occupation in the USA was Farming & Gardning. 14% of Sheu's were Farming & Gardnings. Farming & Gardning, Foreman On P. Rr and House Framer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sheu. A less common occupation for the Sheu family was Laborer.

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  • Farming & Gardning

  • Foreman On P. Rr

  • House Framer

  • Laborer


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

Sheu Historical Records

What Sheu family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 319 census records available for the last name Sheu. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheu 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 395 immigration records available for the last name Sheu. 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 42 military records available for the last name Sheu. For the veterans among your Sheu ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheu Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheu lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2002, in the United States, Sheu life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Sheu in 1967 was 50, and 67 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sheu

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheu 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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