Shinen Family History

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Shinen 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: Shine, Shinn, Chinen, Shiner, Shen, Hines, Shippen, Hine, Shin, Stien

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Shinen Family Origin

Where is the Shinen family from?

Shinen Family Occupations

What did your Shinen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shinen occupation in the USA was Farming. 50% of Shinen's were Farmings. Farming and H. Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shinen.

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  • Farming

  • H. Painter


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

Shinen Historical Records

What Shinen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 159 census records available for the last name Shinen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shinen 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 Shinen

Passenger List

There are 28 immigration records available for the last name Shinen. 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 7 military records available for the last name Shinen. For the veterans among your Shinen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shinen Life Expectancy

What is the average Shinen lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2002, in the United States, Shinen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Shinen in 1967 was 58, and 85 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shinen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shinen 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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