Shingerland Family History

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Shingerland 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: Slingerland, Sunderland, Stangeland, Singerman, Kingsland, Ingerman

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Shingerland Family Origin

Where is the Shingerland family from?

Shingerland Family Occupations

What did your Shingerland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shingerland occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Shingerland's were Laborers. Laborer and Lawyer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shingerland.

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  • Laborer

  • Lawyer


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

Shingerland Historical Records

What Shingerland family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 98 census records available for the last name Shingerland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shingerland 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 Shingerland

Passenger List

There are 3 immigration records available for the last name Shingerland. 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 5 military records available for the last name Shingerland. For the veterans among your Shingerland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shingerland Life Expectancy

What is the average Shingerland lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shingerland 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shingerland

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