Shipham Family History

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Shipham 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: Higham, Lipham, Whigham, Whitham, Witham, Clapham, Lapham, Winham

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Shipham Family Origin

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Shipham Family Occupations

What did your Shipham ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shipham occupation in the USA was Salesman Hosiery Store. 100% of Shipham's were Salesman Hosiery Stores.

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  • Salesman Hosiery Store


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

Shipham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Shipham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shipham 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 Shipham

Passenger List

There are 100 immigration records available for the last name Shipham. 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 34 military records available for the last name Shipham. For the veterans among your Shipham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shipham Life Expectancy

What is the average Shipham lifespan?

Between 1963 and 1984, in the United States, Shipham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Shipham in 1963 was 63, and 85 in 1984.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shipham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shipham 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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