Shielde Family History

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Shielde 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, Shield, Thielke, Thiede, Thiele, Hilde, Child, Helder, Field

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Shielde Family Origin

Where is the Shielde family from?

Shielde Family Occupations

What did your Shielde ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Shielde occupation in the UK was Cooper. 50% of Shielde's were Coopers. Cooper and Railway Canal Agent were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shielde.

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  • Cooper

  • Railway Canal Agent


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

Shielde Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 204 census records available for the last name Shielde. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shielde 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 Shielde

Passenger List

There are 31 immigration records available for the last name Shielde. 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 13 military records available for the last name Shielde. For the veterans among your Shielde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shielde Life Expectancy

What is the average Shielde lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shielde 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 Shielde

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