Shibly Family History

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Shibly 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: Shibley, Child, Hill, Lilly, Bly, Hubby, Chipley, Sibley, Tilly

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Shibly Family Origin

Where is the Shibly family from?

Shibly Family Occupations

What did your Shibly ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shibly occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 25% of Shibly's were Farm Laborers. A less common occupation for the Shibly family was Laborer. Farm Laborer, Farmer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shibly.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Laborer


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

Shibly Historical Records

What Shibly family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 354 census records available for the last name Shibly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shibly 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 Shibly

Passenger List

There are 59 immigration records available for the last name Shibly. 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 41 military records available for the last name Shibly. For the veterans among your Shibly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shibly Life Expectancy

What is the average Shibly lifespan?

Between 1971 and 1999, in the United States, Shibly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Shibly in 1971 was 90, and 86 in 1999.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shibly

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shibly 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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