Shiestek Family History

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Shiestek 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: Sistek, Hiester, Chester, Sestak, Riester, Shuster, Hester, Shecter

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Shiestek Family Origin

Where is the Shiestek family from?

Shiestek Family Occupations

What did your Shiestek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Coal Miner and Laborer In Mines were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shiestek. The most common Shiestek occupation in the USA was Coal Miner. 80% of Shiestek's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Laborer In Mines


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

Shiestek Historical Records

What Shiestek family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19 census records available for the last name Shiestek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shiestek 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 Shiestek

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Shiestek. 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 Shiestek. For the veterans among your Shiestek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shiestek Life Expectancy

What is the average Shiestek lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shiestek 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 Shiestek

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