Shingler Family History

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Shingler Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who laid wooden tiles (shingles) on roofs, from an agent derivative of Middle English schingle ‘shingle’.

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

Similar surnames: Swingler, Singler, Schindler, Slinger, Tingler, Spindler, Swingle

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Shingler Family Origin

Where is the Shingler family from?

Shingler Family Occupations

What did your Shingler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shingler. The most common Shingler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Shingler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shingler family was Coal Miner.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Coal Miner


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

Shingler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Shingler Life Expectancy

What is the average Shingler lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Shingler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Shingler in 1954 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shingler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shingler 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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