Shielly Family History

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Shielly 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: Rielly, Shelly, Shiell, Hill, Lilly, Hell, Helle, Chipley, Shields

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Shielly Family Origin

Where is the Shielly family from?

Shielly Family Occupations

What did your Shielly ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shielly occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Shielly's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Shielly Historical Records

What Shielly family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 57 census records available for the last name Shielly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shielly 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 12 immigration records available for the last name Shielly. 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 22 military records available for the last name Shielly. For the veterans among your Shielly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shielly Life Expectancy

What is the average Shielly lifespan?

Between 1962 and 1996, in the United States, Shielly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Shielly in 1962 was 70, and 67 in 1996.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shielly

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shielly 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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