Shipmaker Family History

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Shipmaker 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: Whitaker, Hammaker, Shomaker, Haymaker, Shoemaker, Shumaker

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Shipmaker Family Origin

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Shipmaker Family Occupations

What did your Shipmaker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shipmaker occupation in the USA was Polisher-Iron. 100% of Shipmaker's were Polisher-Irons.

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  • Polisher-Iron


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

Shipmaker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 124 census records available for the last name Shipmaker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shipmaker 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 5 immigration records available for the last name Shipmaker. 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 35 military records available for the last name Shipmaker. For the veterans among your Shipmaker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shipmaker Life Expectancy

What is the average Shipmaker lifespan?

Between 1967 and 1988, in the United States, Shipmaker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Shipmaker in 1967 was 74, and 75 in 1988.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shipmaker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shipmaker 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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