Shing Family History

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Shing Name Meaning

Chinese : variant of Sheng. Chinese : variant of Cheng 3.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Ching, Sing, Sheng, Chang, Shang, Chiong, Hung, Hong, Cheng, Chiang

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Shing Family Origin

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Shing Family Occupations

What did your Shing ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shing occupation in the USA was Laundry. 29% of Shing's were Laundrys. A less common occupation for the Shing family was Farming. Laundry, Cook and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shing.

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  • Laundry

  • Cook

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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

Shing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shing 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Shing. 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 Shing. For the veterans among your Shing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shing Life Expectancy

What is the average Shing lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Shing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Shing in 1962 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shing 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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