Shinger Family History

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Shinger 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: Slinger, Singer, Swinger, Shingler, Hinger, Shinder, Ehinger, Stinger

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Shinger Family Origin

Where is the Shinger family from?

Shinger Family Occupations

What did your Shinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shinger occupation in the USA was Book Agent. 13% of Shinger's were Book Agents. A less common occupation for the Shinger family was Farmer. Book Agent, Coal Miner and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shinger.

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  • Book Agent

  • Coal Miner

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farmer


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

Shinger Historical Records

What Shinger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Shinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shinger 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 Shinger

Passenger List

There are 461 immigration records available for the last name Shinger. 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 58 military records available for the last name Shinger. For the veterans among your Shinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Shinger lifespan?

Between 1977 and 1986, in the United States, Shinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Shinger in 1977 was 81, and 85 in 1986.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shinger 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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