Shierson Family History

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Shierson 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: Reierson, Pierson, Herson, Severson, Segerson, Syverson, Siverson

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Shierson Family Origin

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Shierson Family Occupations

What did your Shierson ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer


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

Shierson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 309 census records available for the last name Shierson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shierson 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 95 immigration records available for the last name Shierson. 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 42 military records available for the last name Shierson. For the veterans among your Shierson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shierson Life Expectancy

What is the average Shierson lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Shierson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Shierson in 1965 was 66, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shierson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shierson 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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