Shipek Family History

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Shipek 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: Shimek, Chizek, Stipek, Shipe, Chapek, Shipes, Hipes, White, Hope

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Shipek Family Origin

Where is the Shipek family from?

Shipek Family Occupations

What did your Shipek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter and Keeps Saloon were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shipek. The most common Shipek occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Shipek's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Shipek family was Rentier.

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  • Carpenter

  • Keeps Saloon

  • Rentier


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

Shipek Historical Records

What Shipek family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 218 census records available for the last name Shipek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shipek 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 Shipek

Passenger List

There are 19 immigration records available for the last name Shipek. 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 44 military records available for the last name Shipek. For the veterans among your Shipek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shipek Life Expectancy

What is the average Shipek lifespan?

Between 1969 and 2003, in the United States, Shipek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Shipek in 1969 was 52, and 85 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shipek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shipek 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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