Shindorf Family History

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Shindorf 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: Indorf, Handorf, Reisdorf, Nondorf, Ohlendorf, Lindor, Endorf

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Shindorf Family Origin

Where is the Shindorf family from?

Shindorf Family Occupations

What did your Shindorf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shindorf family was Wash Woman. The most common Shindorf occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 40% of Shindorf's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shindorf.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Farmer

  • Wash Woman


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

Shindorf Historical Records

What Shindorf family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 313 census records available for the last name Shindorf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shindorf 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 Shindorf

Passenger List

There are 1 immigration records available for the last name Shindorf. 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 Shindorf. For the veterans among your Shindorf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shindorf Life Expectancy

What is the average Shindorf lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Shindorf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Shindorf in 1962 was 82, and 39 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shindorf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shindorf 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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