Shiby Family History

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Shiby 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: Whitby, Chiba, Shiba, Hidy, Hilby, Liby, Leiby, Higby, Whidby, Biby

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Shiby Family Origin

Where is the Shiby family from?

Shiby Family Occupations

What did your Shiby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shiby family was Keeps Fruit Stand In Market. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shiby. The most common Shiby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Shiby's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeps Fruit Stand In Market


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

Shiby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 90 census records available for the last name Shiby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shiby 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 Shiby

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Shiby. 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 8 military records available for the last name Shiby. For the veterans among your Shiby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shiby Life Expectancy

What is the average Shiby lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shiby 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 Shiby

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