Shiness Family History

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Shiness 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: Hines, Shine, Siess, Shives, Sines, Thiess, Stines, Shiers, Shinners

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Shiness Family Origin

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Shiness Family Occupations

What did your Shiness ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shiness occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Shiness's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Shiness Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 38 census records available for the last name Shiness. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shiness 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 Shiness. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shiness. For the veterans among your Shiness ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shiness Life Expectancy

What is the average Shiness lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shiness 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 Shiness

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