Shieling Family History

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Shieling 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: Frieling, Whitling, Shilling, Sieling, Hilling, Heling, Wheeling

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Shieling Family Origin

Where is the Shieling family from?

Shieling Family Occupations

What did your Shieling ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Shieling occupation in the UK was Grocer. 100% of Shieling's were Grocers.

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  • Grocer


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

Shieling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 34 census records available for the last name Shieling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shieling 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 13 immigration records available for the last name Shieling. 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 7 military records available for the last name Shieling. For the veterans among your Shieling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shieling Life Expectancy

What is the average Shieling lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shieling 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 Shieling

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