Shieder Family History

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Shieder 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: Nieder, Rieder, Wieder, Frieder, Hilder, Lieder, Thierer, Shinder

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Shieder Family Origin

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Shieder Family Occupations

What did your Shieder ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer


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

Shieder Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 372 census records available for the last name Shieder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shieder 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 11 immigration records available for the last name Shieder. 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 49 military records available for the last name Shieder. For the veterans among your Shieder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shieder Life Expectancy

What is the average Shieder lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Shieder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Shieder in 1963 was 78, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shieder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shieder 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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