Shinall Family History

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Shinall Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of French Chenault.

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

Similar surnames: Shinault, Fairall, Shall, Shill, Shinkle, Sumrall, Shindle, Hinely

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Shinall Family Origin

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Shinall Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Shinall occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Shinall's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shinall. A less common occupation for the Shinall family was Day Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Day Laborer


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Shinall Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Shinall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shinall 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 24 immigration records available for the last name Shinall. 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 413 military records available for the last name Shinall. For the veterans among your Shinall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shinall Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Shinall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Shinall in 1944 was 30, and 71 in 2004.

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