Shinaman Family History

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Shinaman 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: Hinman, Shanaman, Hineman, Hindman, Hinzman, Kinman, Hickman, Inman

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Shinaman Family Origin

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Shinaman Family Occupations

What did your Shinaman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House and Saloon Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shinaman. The most common Shinaman occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 50% of Shinaman's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

  • Saloon Keeper


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

Shinaman Historical Records

What Shinaman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 193 census records available for the last name Shinaman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shinaman 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 12 immigration records available for the last name Shinaman. 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 43 military records available for the last name Shinaman. For the veterans among your Shinaman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shinaman Life Expectancy

What is the average Shinaman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Shinaman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Shinaman in 1963 was 86, and 73 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shinaman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shinaman 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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