Shipard Family History

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Shipard 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: Shepard, Shapard, Hard, Hazard, Howard, Izard, Chard, Boilard, Linard

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Shipard Family Origin

Where is the Shipard family from?

Shipard Family Occupations

What did your Shipard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shipard occupation in the USA was Co. Treasure. 14% of Shipard's were Co. Treasures. Co. Treasure, Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shipard. A less common occupation for the Shipard family was Keep. House.

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  • Co. Treasure

  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keep. House


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

Shipard Historical Records

What Shipard family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Shipard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shipard census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Shipard

Passenger List

There are 82 immigration records available for the last name Shipard. 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 88 military records available for the last name Shipard. For the veterans among your Shipard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shipard Life Expectancy

What is the average Shipard lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shipard 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 Shipard

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