Shinar Family History

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Shinar 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: Hiner, China, Mlinar, Minar, Stinar, Shivar, Shiner, Shirar, Rhiner

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Shinar Family Origin

Where is the Shinar family from?

Shinar Family Occupations

What did your Shinar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeps A Saloon and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shinar. The most common Shinar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Shinar's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shinar family was Tailor.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeps A Saloon

  • Machinist

  • Tailor


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

Shinar Historical Records

What Shinar family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 564 census records available for the last name Shinar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shinar census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Shinar

Passenger List

There are 59 immigration records available for the last name Shinar. 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 60 military records available for the last name Shinar. For the veterans among your Shinar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shinar Life Expectancy

What is the average Shinar lifespan?

Between 1959 and 1999, in the United States, Shinar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Shinar in 1959 was 40, and 84 in 1999.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shinar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shinar 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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