Shinfield Family History

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Shinfield 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: Winfield, Sheffield, Infield, Whitfield, Stanfield, Sherfield

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Shinfield Family Origin

Where is the Shinfield family from?

Shinfield Family Occupations

What did your Shinfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Shinfield family was Gardener (No Oc) (Infirm). Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Coalminer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shinfield. The most common Shinfield occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 11% of Shinfield's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    11%
  • Coal Miner

    11%
  • Coalminer

    11%
  • Gardener (No Oc) (Infirm)

    11%

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

Shinfield Historical Records

What Shinfield family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 758 census records available for the last name Shinfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shinfield 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 Shinfield

Passenger List

There are 56 immigration records available for the last name Shinfield. 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 11 military records available for the last name Shinfield. For the veterans among your Shinfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shinfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Shinfield lifespan?

Average Shinfield life expectancy in 1983 was 101 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 72.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shinfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shinfield 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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