Shinell Family History

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Shinell 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: Shinall, Shiell, Shield, Spinello, Shine, Shell, Snell, Showell

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Shinell Family Origin

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Shinell Family Occupations

What did your Shinell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shinell occupation in the USA was Die Linker. 50% of Shinell's were Die Linkers. Die Linker and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shinell.

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  • Die Linker

  • Farmer


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

Shinell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 161 census records available for the last name Shinell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shinell 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 11 immigration records available for the last name Shinell. 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 15 military records available for the last name Shinell. For the veterans among your Shinell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shinell Life Expectancy

What is the average Shinell lifespan?

Average Shinell life expectancy in 1986 was 86 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 73.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shinell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shinell 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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