Shiba Family History

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Shiba Name Meaning

Japanese: there are two names with this pronunciation; the first, meaning ‘turf’, is found mainly in western Japan; the other, meaning ‘brushwood’, occurs chiefly in eastern Japan.

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

Similar surnames: Shima, Oshita, Ishida, Shira, Sica, Shi, Oshima, Chiba, Sia, Skiba

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Shiba Family Origin

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Shiba Family Occupations

What did your Shiba ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shiba occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Shiba's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Shiba Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Shiba. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shiba 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Shiba. 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 594 military records available for the last name Shiba. For the veterans among your Shiba ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shiba Life Expectancy

What is the average Shiba lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Shiba life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Shiba in 1959 was 54, and 90 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shiba 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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