Shinault Family History

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Shinault Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Chenault.

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

Similar surnames: Shinall, Chinault, Brault, Renault, Shilt, Shindle, Rheault, Shaut

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Shinault Family Origin

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Shinault Family Occupations

What did your Shinault ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shinault occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Shinault's were Farmers. Farmer, Works On Farm and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shinault. A less common occupation for the Shinault family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Works On Farm

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Shinault Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shinault. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shinault 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 99 immigration records available for the last name Shinault. 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 926 military records available for the last name Shinault. For the veterans among your Shinault ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shinault Life Expectancy

What is the average Shinault lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Shinault life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Shinault in 1958 was 53, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shinault

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shinault 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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