Shinefield Family History

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Shinefield 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: Shenefield, Whitefield, Sinkfield, Stansfield, Winfield, Sheffield

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Shinefield Family Origin

Where is the Shinefield family from?

Shinefield Family Occupations

What did your Shinefield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Boot/Shoe Merchant and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shinefield. The most common Shinefield occupation in the USA was Boot/Shoe Merchant. 50% of Shinefield's were Boot/Shoe Merchants.

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  • Boot/Shoe Merchant

  • Farming


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

Shinefield Historical Records

What Shinefield family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 119 census records available for the last name Shinefield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shinefield 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 Shinefield

Passenger List

There are 46 immigration records available for the last name Shinefield. 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 Shinefield. For the veterans among your Shinefield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shinefield Life Expectancy

What is the average Shinefield lifespan?

Between 1965 and 1990, in the United States, Shinefield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Shinefield in 1965 was 75, and 88 in 1990.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shinefield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shinefield 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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