Shiply Family History

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Shiply 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, Shippy, Child, Hill, Lilly, Tilly, Chitty, Hipp

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Shiply Family Origin

Where is the Shiply family from?

Shiply Family Occupations

What did your Shiply ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shiply occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Shiply's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shiply. A less common occupation for the Shiply family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Shiply Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Shiply. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shiply 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 54 immigration records available for the last name Shiply. 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 209 military records available for the last name Shiply. For the veterans among your Shiply ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shiply Life Expectancy

What is the average Shiply lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shiply 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shiply

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