Shiefs Family History

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Shiefs 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: Hoefs, Thiers, Thies, Hiers, Thiess, Shiers, Shiels, Fries, Hees

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Shiefs Family Origin

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Shiefs Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Shiefs occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Shiefs's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer


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Shiefs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27 census records available for the last name Shiefs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shiefs 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 2 immigration records available for the last name Shiefs. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shiefs. For the veterans among your Shiefs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shiefs Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shiefs 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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