Shinholser Family History

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Shinholser 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: Shinholster, Shingler, Shanholtzer, Shindler, Singler, Schindler

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Shinholser Family Origin

Where is the Shinholser family from?

Shinholser Family Occupations

What did your Shinholser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shinholser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Shinholser's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shinholser family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Physician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shinholser.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Physician

  • Farm Laborer


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

Shinholser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 694 census records available for the last name Shinholser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shinholser 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 35 immigration records available for the last name Shinholser. 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 185 military records available for the last name Shinholser. For the veterans among your Shinholser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shinholser Life Expectancy

What is the average Shinholser lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2003, in the United States, Shinholser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Shinholser in 1966 was 73, and 84 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shinholser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shinholser 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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