Shielder Family History

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Shielder 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: Helder, Hilder, Fielder, Heller, Holder, Helmer, Bieler, Herder

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Shielder Family Origin

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Shielder Family Occupations

What did your Shielder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Barber and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shielder. A less common occupation for the Shielder family was Shoemaker. The most common Shielder occupation in the USA was Barber. 33% of Shielder's were Barbers.

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  • Barber

  • Carpenter

  • Shoemaker


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

Shielder Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 103 census records available for the last name Shielder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shielder 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 6 immigration records available for the last name Shielder. 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 8 military records available for the last name Shielder. For the veterans among your Shielder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shielder Life Expectancy

What is the average Shielder lifespan?

Average Shielder life expectancy in 2002 was 52 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shielder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shielder 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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