Shinder Family History

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Shinder Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name from Yiddish shinder ‘skinner’, ‘flayer’.

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

Similar surnames: Shirer, Spindel, Shindler, Hinden, Shenker, Schilder, Shingler

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Shinder Family Origin

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Shinder Family Occupations

What did your Shinder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shinder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Shinder's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shinder family was N.W.R.R. Agent. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Miller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shinder.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Miller

  • N.W.R.R. Agent


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

Shinder Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Shinder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shinder 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 281 immigration records available for the last name Shinder. 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 188 military records available for the last name Shinder. For the veterans among your Shinder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shinder Life Expectancy

What is the average Shinder lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Shinder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Shinder in 1962 was 78, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shinder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shinder 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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