Shiplet Family History

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Shiplet 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, Shiflet, Triplet, Shipler, Shiplett, Billet, Millet

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Shiplet Family Origin

Where is the Shiplet family from?

Shiplet Family Occupations

What did your Shiplet ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shiplet occupation in the USA was Laborer. 43% of Shiplet's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Shiplet family was Farm Laborer. Laborer, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shiplet.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Farm Laborer


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

Shiplet Historical Records

What Shiplet family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

There are 26 immigration records available for the last name Shiplet. 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 304 military records available for the last name Shiplet. For the veterans among your Shiplet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shiplet Life Expectancy

What is the average Shiplet lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Shiplet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Shiplet in 1964 was 48, and 49 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shiplet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shiplet 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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