Shinners Family History

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Shinners Name Meaning

Irish (of English origin): probably an altered form of Skinner.

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

Similar surnames: Siener, Hanner, Manners, Stinnett, Whinnery, Stinner, Skinner

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Shinners Family Origin

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Shinners Family Occupations

What did your Shinners ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shinners family was Book Keeper. Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shinners. The most common Shinners occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Shinners's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Baker

  • Book Keeper


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

Shinners Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Shinners. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shinners 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 523 immigration records available for the last name Shinners. 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 649 military records available for the last name Shinners. For the veterans among your Shinners ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shinners Life Expectancy

What is the average Shinners lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Shinners life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Shinners in 1958 was 57, and 47 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shinners 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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