Shingles Family History

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Shingles 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: Shingler, Shingle, Singler, Swingle, Single, Swingler, Gingles

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Shingles Family Origin

Where is the Shingles family from?

Shingles Family Occupations

What did your Shingles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shingles family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Baggage Master, Gtrr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shingles. The most common Shingles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Shingles's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Baggage Master, Gtrr

  • Keeping House


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

Shingles Historical Records

What Shingles family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Shingles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shingles 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 Shingles

Passenger List

There are 240 immigration records available for the last name Shingles. 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 380 military records available for the last name Shingles. For the veterans among your Shingles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shingles Life Expectancy

What is the average Shingles lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Shingles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Shingles in 1963 was 40, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shingles

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shingles 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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