Shipner Family History

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Shipner 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: Whitner, Hiner, Hirner, Lipner, Hapner, Shiner, Shipper, Hepner

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Shipner Family Origin

Where is the Shipner family from?

Shipner Family Occupations

What did your Shipner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Coal Miner and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shipner. The most common Shipner occupation in the USA was Coal Miner. 33% of Shipner's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Shipner family was Keeps House.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • Keeps House


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

Shipner Historical Records

What Shipner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 168 census records available for the last name Shipner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shipner 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 10 immigration records available for the last name Shipner. 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 Shipner. For the veterans among your Shipner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shipner Life Expectancy

What is the average Shipner lifespan?

Between 1972 and 2003, in the United States, Shipner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Shipner in 1972 was 76, and 76 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shipner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shipner 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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