Shimanek Family History

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Shimanek Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Czech Šimánek (see Simanek).

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


Similar surnames: Simanek, Shimek, Shomaker, Shumaker, Shimel, Shane, Shimmel, Shank

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Shimanek Family Origin

Where is the Shimanek family from?

Shimanek Family Occupations

What did your Shimanek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Black Smith and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shimanek. The most common Shimanek occupation in the USA was Black Smith. 33% of Shimanek's were Black Smiths. A less common occupation for the Shimanek family was Tailor Shop.

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  • Black Smith

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Tailor Shop

    33%

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

Shimanek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shimanek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shimanek 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Shimanek. 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 Shimanek. For the veterans among your Shimanek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shimanek Life Expectancy

What is the average Shimanek lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Shimanek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Shimanek in 1961 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shimanek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shimanek 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.

Famous Shimanek Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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