Shigley Family History

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Shigley Name Meaning

Americanized form of a German name, probably Schickler ‘trader’, or a related form.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hugley, Sherley, Phegley, Sivley, Smiley, Sigley, Shirley, Philley

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Shigley Family Origin

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Shigley Family Occupations

What did your Shigley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shigley family was Engineer R. R.. The most common Shigley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Shigley's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shigley.

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Engineer R. R.

    2%

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Shigley Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Shigley ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Shigley Life Expectancy

What is the average Shigley lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, Shigley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Shigley in 1958 was 53, and 70 in 2004.

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