Shiplay Family History

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Shiplay 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: Chipley, Shipley, Hillary, Shippey, Shipman, Shirley, Whipkey, Hilley

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Shiplay Family Origin

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Shiplay Family Occupations

What did your Shiplay ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Shiplay occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 100% of Shiplay's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Shiplay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 116 census records available for the last name Shiplay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shiplay 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 20 immigration records available for the last name Shiplay. 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 10 military records available for the last name Shiplay. For the veterans among your Shiplay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shiplay Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shiplay 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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