Shine Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Seighin ‘descendant of Seighin’, possibly a derivative of séaghainn ‘accomplished’. English: nickname from Middle English schene ‘beautiful’ (Old English sciene). Americanized form of Ashkenazic Jewish or German Schein.

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


Similar surnames: Shane, Hine, Shire, Shinn, Stine, Hind, Shipe, Rhine, Shie, Smink

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Shine Family Origin

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Shine Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Keep House

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shine family was Keep House. The most common Shine occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Shine's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shine.

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Shine Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Shine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Shine in 1940 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shine

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