Shiper Family History

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Shiper 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: Kiper, Keiper, Piper, Hiner, Shier, Hier, Shirer, Thier, Hiter

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Shiper Family Origin

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Shiper Family Occupations

What did your Shiper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shiper occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 100% of Shiper's were Farm Laborers.

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  • Farm Laborer


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

Shiper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 370 census records available for the last name Shiper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shiper 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 33 immigration records available for the last name Shiper. 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 22 military records available for the last name Shiper. For the veterans among your Shiper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shiper Life Expectancy

What is the average Shiper lifespan?

Average Shiper life expectancy in 2001 was 71 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shiper 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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