Shieler Family History

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Shieler 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: Bieler, Hiller, Wheeler, Wieler, Spieler, Kieler, Sieler, Hibler

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Shieler Family Origin

Where is the Shieler family from?

Shieler Family Occupations

What did your Shieler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shieler. The most common Shieler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Shieler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shieler family was Railroad Watch.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Railroad Watch


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

Shieler Historical Records

What Shieler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 405 census records available for the last name Shieler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shieler 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 Shieler

Passenger List

There are 36 immigration records available for the last name Shieler. 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 80 military records available for the last name Shieler. For the veterans among your Shieler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shieler Life Expectancy

What is the average Shieler lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2003, in the United States, Shieler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Shieler in 1967 was 74, and 32 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shieler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shieler 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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