Shinefelt Family History

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Shinefelt 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: Shaneyfelt, Shanafelt, Stiefel, Siefert, Seinfeld, Shoenfelt

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Shinefelt Family Origin

Where is the Shinefelt family from?

Shinefelt Family Occupations

What did your Shinefelt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Gardener were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shinefelt. The most common Shinefelt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Shinefelt's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Gardener


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

Shinefelt Historical Records

What Shinefelt family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 127 census records available for the last name Shinefelt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shinefelt 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 1 immigration records available for the last name Shinefelt. 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 31 military records available for the last name Shinefelt. For the veterans among your Shinefelt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shinefelt Life Expectancy

What is the average Shinefelt lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shinefelt 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shinefelt

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