Shieck Family History

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Shieck 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: Heck, Hick, Rieck, Schieck, Chick, Gieck, Check, Dieck, Wieck, Hoeck

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Shieck Family Origin

Where is the Shieck family from?

Shieck Family Occupations

What did your Shieck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shieck. A less common occupation for the Shieck family was Tailor. The most common Shieck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Shieck's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Tailor


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

Shieck Historical Records

What Shieck family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 220 census records available for the last name Shieck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shieck 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 Shieck

Passenger List

There are 20 immigration records available for the last name Shieck. 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 32 military records available for the last name Shieck. For the veterans among your Shieck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shieck Life Expectancy

What is the average Shieck lifespan?

Between 1968 and 1992, in the United States, Shieck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Shieck in 1968 was 91, and 84 in 1992.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shieck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shieck 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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