Shierk Family History

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Shierk 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: Shier, Shirk, Shiers, Sherk, Spier, Shield, Stier, Schieck, Schier

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Shierk Family Origin

Where is the Shierk family from?

Shierk Family Occupations

What did your Shierk ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Shierk occupation in Canada was Farm Laborer. 100% of Shierk's were Farm Laborers.

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  • Farm Laborer


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

Shierk Historical Records

What Shierk family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 250 census records available for the last name Shierk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shierk census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Shierk

Passenger List

There are 11 immigration records available for the last name Shierk. 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 65 military records available for the last name Shierk. For the veterans among your Shierk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shierk Life Expectancy

What is the average Shierk lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Shierk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Shierk in 1964 was 64, and 73 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shierk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shierk 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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