Shington Family History

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Shington 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: Hinton, Washington, Ovington, Hingston, Symington, Sinton, Shenton

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Shington Family Origin

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Shington Family Occupations

What did your Shington ancestors do for a living?

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

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Shington Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 92 census records available for the last name Shington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shington 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 12 immigration records available for the last name Shington. 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 14 military records available for the last name Shington. For the veterans among your Shington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shington Life Expectancy

What is the average Shington lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shington 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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