Shinal Family History

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Shinal 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: Vinal, China, Shinall, Hill, Chino, Shima, Hines, Minas, Chin, Dinan

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Shinal Family Origin

Where is the Shinal family from?

Shinal Family Occupations

What did your Shinal ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shinal family was Work On Farm. Farmer and Common Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shinal. The most common Shinal occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Shinal's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Common Laborer

  • Work On Farm


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

Shinal Historical Records

What Shinal family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 188 census records available for the last name Shinal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shinal 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 4 immigration records available for the last name Shinal. 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 55 military records available for the last name Shinal. For the veterans among your Shinal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shinal Life Expectancy

What is the average Shinal lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2002, in the United States, Shinal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Shinal in 1965 was 65, and 80 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shinal

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shinal 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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