Shierd Family History

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Shierd 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: Shield, Shier, Shiers, Spier, Shields, Herd, Stier, Schier, Shaer

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Shierd Family Origin

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Shierd Family Occupations

What did your Shierd ancestors do for a living?

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

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Shierd Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32 census records available for the last name Shierd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shierd 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 2 immigration records available for the last name Shierd. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shierd. For the veterans among your Shierd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shierd Life Expectancy

What is the average Shierd lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shierd 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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