Shieldknight Family History

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Shieldknight 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: Hignight, Schildknecht, Whitenight, Wheelwright, Himelright, Knight

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Shieldknight Family Origin

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Shieldknight Family Occupations

What did your Shieldknight ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shieldknight occupation in the USA was Time Keeper. 100% of Shieldknight's were Time Keepers.

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  • Time Keeper

    100%

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

Shieldknight Historical Records

What Shieldknight family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 109 census records available for the last name Shieldknight. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shieldknight 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 5 immigration records available for the last name Shieldknight. 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 5 military records available for the last name Shieldknight. For the veterans among your Shieldknight ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shieldknight Life Expectancy

What is the average Shieldknight lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2003, in the United States, Shieldknight life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Shieldknight in 1970 was 75, and 74 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shieldknight

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shieldknight 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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