Shinfessel Family History

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Shinfessel 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: Hessel, Sinsel, Meckfessel, Schissel, Schiesser, Stoessel, Fessel

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Shinfessel Family Origin

Where is the Shinfessel family from?

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Shinfessel Family Occupations

What did your Shinfessel ancestors do for a living?

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

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Shinfessel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 31 census records available for the last name Shinfessel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shinfessel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Shinfessel. 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 6 military records available for the last name Shinfessel. For the veterans among your Shinfessel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shinfessel Life Expectancy

What is the average Shinfessel lifespan?

Average Shinfessel life expectancy in 1974 was 91 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shinfessel 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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