Shipely Family History

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Shipely 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: Shively, Hinely, Whitely, Hively, Chipley, Shield, Hipwell, Whipple

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Shipely Family Origin

Where is the Shipely family from?

Shipely Family Occupations

What did your Shipely ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shipely occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Shipely's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shipely family was Physician. Farmer and Keeps House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shipely.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeps House

  • Physician


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

Shipely Historical Records

What Shipely family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 112 census records available for the last name Shipely. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shipely 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 Shipely

Passenger List

There are 2 immigration records available for the last name Shipely. 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 6 military records available for the last name Shipely. For the veterans among your Shipely ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shipely Life Expectancy

What is the average Shipely lifespan?

Between 1985 and 1994, in the United States, Shipely life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Shipely in 1985 was 40, and 70 in 1994.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shipely

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shipely 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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