Shielas Family History

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Shielas 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: Shields, Shiels, Vilas, Hils, Shield, Milas, Thiel, Hallas, Silas

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Shielas Family Origin

Where is the Shielas family from?

Shielas Family Occupations

What did your Shielas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeps Tavern were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shielas. The most common Shielas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Shielas's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shielas family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeps Tavern

  • Laborer


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

Shielas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 244 census records available for the last name Shielas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shielas 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 39 immigration records available for the last name Shielas. 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 19 military records available for the last name Shielas. For the veterans among your Shielas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shielas Life Expectancy

What is the average Shielas lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shielas 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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