Shiehan Family History

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Shiehan 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: Sheehan, Shehan, Thieman, Chauhan, Meehan, Kiehn, Hoehn, Thiemann

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Shiehan Family Origin

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Shiehan Family Occupations

What did your Shiehan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Machinist and Restaurant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shiehan. The most common Shiehan occupation in the USA was Machinist. 50% of Shiehan's were Machinists.

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  • Machinist

  • Restaurant


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

Shiehan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 260 census records available for the last name Shiehan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shiehan 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 44 immigration records available for the last name Shiehan. 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 17 military records available for the last name Shiehan. For the veterans among your Shiehan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shiehan Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shiehan 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 Shiehan

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