Shierly Family History

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Shierly 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, Bierly, Sherry, Shier, Shirley, Shealy, Shively, Shirey

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Shierly Family Origin

Where is the Shierly family from?

Shierly Family Occupations

What did your Shierly ancestors do for a living?

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

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Shierly Historical Records

What Shierly family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 96 census records available for the last name Shierly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shierly 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 Shierly. 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 29 military records available for the last name Shierly. For the veterans among your Shierly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shierly Life Expectancy

What is the average Shierly lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Shierly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Shierly in 1967 was 71, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shierly

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shierly 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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