Shiners Family History

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Shiners 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: Shiers, Shinners, Shiner, Shivers, Hines, Stigers, Shine, Whinery

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Shiners Family Origin

Where is the Shiners family from?

Shiners Family Occupations

What did your Shiners ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shiners occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Shiners's were Laborers. Laborer and Stone Mason were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shiners.

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  • Laborer

  • Stone Mason


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

Shiners Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Shiners. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shiners 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 44 immigration records available for the last name Shiners. 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 122 military records available for the last name Shiners. For the veterans among your Shiners ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shiners Life Expectancy

What is the average Shiners lifespan?

Between 1986 and 1995, in the United States, Shiners life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Shiners in 1986 was 89, and 70 in 1995.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shiners

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shiners 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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