Shiem Family History

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Shiem 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: Thiem, Chiem, Shim, Thiel, Rhem, Priem, Shier, Hoem, Hier, Chim

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Shiem Family Origin

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Shiem Family Occupations

What did your Shiem ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shiem occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 100% of Shiem's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House


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

Shiem Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 75 census records available for the last name Shiem. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shiem 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 Shiem. 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 16 military records available for the last name Shiem. For the veterans among your Shiem ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shiem Life Expectancy

What is the average Shiem lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shiem 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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