Shieldes Family History

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Shieldes 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, Thielges, Helder, Shield, Childers, Wheeles, Fields, Hindes

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Shieldes Family Origin

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Shieldes Family Occupations

What did your Shieldes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shieldes. The most common Shieldes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Shieldes's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming


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

Shieldes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 154 census records available for the last name Shieldes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shieldes 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 8 immigration records available for the last name Shieldes. 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 30 military records available for the last name Shieldes. For the veterans among your Shieldes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shieldes Life Expectancy

What is the average Shieldes lifespan?

Between 1968 and 1988, in the United States, Shieldes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Shieldes in 1968 was 94, and 76 in 1988.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shieldes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shieldes 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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