Shiney Family History

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Shiney 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, Shirey, Sliney, Hiney, Shiner, Shiley, Swiney, Sidney, Hines

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Shiney Family Origin

Where is the Shiney family from?

Shiney Family Occupations

What did your Shiney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shiney family was Moulder. Farmer, Labour and Mine Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shiney. The most common Shiney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Shiney's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Labour

  • Mine Labor

  • Moulder


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

Shiney Historical Records

What Shiney family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 933 census records available for the last name Shiney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shiney 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 Shiney

Passenger List

There are 66 immigration records available for the last name Shiney. 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 139 military records available for the last name Shiney. For the veterans among your Shiney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shiney Life Expectancy

What is the average Shiney lifespan?

Between 1969 and 2001, in the United States, Shiney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Shiney in 1969 was 74, and 71 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shiney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shiney 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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