Shiery Family History

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Shiery 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, Shiers, Thiery, Spier, Sheehy, Shield, Seery, Sherry, Stier

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Shiery Family Origin

Where is the Shiery family from?

Shiery Family Occupations

What did your Shiery ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shiery occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Shiery's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shiery family was Brick Mason. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shiery.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Brick Mason


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

Shiery Historical Records

What Shiery family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Shiery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shiery 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 Shiery

Passenger List

There are 93 immigration records available for the last name Shiery. 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 197 military records available for the last name Shiery. For the veterans among your Shiery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shiery Life Expectancy

What is the average Shiery lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Shiery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Shiery in 1950 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shiery

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shiery 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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