Shinaver Family History

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Shinaver 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: Haver, Feinauer, Whitaker, Hiner, Hanover, Hanauer, Reinauer, Shaver

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Shinaver Family Origin

Where is the Shinaver family from?

Shinaver Family Occupations

What did your Shinaver ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shinaver occupation in the USA was Mill Wright. 100% of Shinaver's were Mill Wrights.

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  • Mill Wright


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

Shinaver Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 489 census records available for the last name Shinaver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shinaver 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 13 immigration records available for the last name Shinaver. 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 118 military records available for the last name Shinaver. For the veterans among your Shinaver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shinaver Life Expectancy

What is the average Shinaver lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Shinaver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Shinaver in 1958 was 56, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shinaver

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shinaver 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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