Shingsley Family History

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Shingsley 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: Kingsley, Shingler, Hinesley, Swingley, Shigley, Hindsley, Stingley

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Shingsley Family Origin

Where is the Shingsley family from?

Shingsley Family Occupations

What did your Shingsley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shingsley occupation in the USA was Hardware Store. 100% of Shingsley's were Hardware Stores.

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  • Hardware Store


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

Shingsley Historical Records

What Shingsley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 66 census records available for the last name Shingsley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shingsley 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 3 immigration records available for the last name Shingsley. 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 4 military records available for the last name Shingsley. For the veterans among your Shingsley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shingsley Life Expectancy

What is the average Shingsley lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shingsley 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 Shingsley

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