Shieries Family History

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Shieries 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: Shiers, Shires, Hermes, Shields, Spiering, Viernes, Serres, Sires

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Shieries Family Origin

Where is the Shieries family from?

Shieries Family Occupations

What did your Shieries ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer


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

Shieries Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4 census records available for the last name Shieries. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shieries 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Shieries. 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 Shieries. For the veterans among your Shieries ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shieries Life Expectancy

What is the average Shieries lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shieries 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 Shieries

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