Shinholster Family History

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Shinholster Name Meaning

an Americanized form of German Schönholzer, a habitational name from a place called Schönholz near Eberswalde, also one near Berlin.

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

Similar surnames: Hoster, Holster, Steinhauser, Holter, Shanholtz, Shanholtzer

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Shinholster Family Origin

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Shinholster Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Shinholster occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Shinholster's were Farmers. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shinholster.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming


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

Shinholster Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 887 census records available for the last name Shinholster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shinholster 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 25 immigration records available for the last name Shinholster. 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 177 military records available for the last name Shinholster. For the veterans among your Shinholster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shinholster Life Expectancy

What is the average Shinholster lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Shinholster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Shinholster in 1948 was 27, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shinholster

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shinholster 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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