Shiek Family History

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Shiek 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: Hick, Thiel, Chick, Thiem, Shier, Hier, Siek, Hoek, Cheek, Shimek

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Shiek Family Origin

Where is the Shiek family from?

Shiek Family Occupations

What did your Shiek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Brick Manufacture and Cutter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shiek. The most common Shiek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Shiek's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shiek family was Huxter.

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  • Farmer

  • Brick Manufacture

  • Cutter

  • Huxter


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

Shiek Historical Records

What Shiek family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Shiek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shiek 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 Shiek

Passenger List

There are 147 immigration records available for the last name Shiek. 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 237 military records available for the last name Shiek. For the veterans among your Shiek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shiek Life Expectancy

What is the average Shiek lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Shiek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Shiek in 1964 was 72, and 93 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shiek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shiek 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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