Shiring Family History

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Shiring Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English Shearing, a Norfolk name, itself a variant of Sherrin.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Shilling, Sherin, Thering, Spring, Hering, Sing, Moring, Haring

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Shiring Family Origin

Where is the Shiring family from?

Shiring Family Occupations

What did your Shiring ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Brass Finisher and Grocer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shiring. The most common Shiring occupation in the USA was Brass Finisher. 33% of Shiring's were Brass Finishers. A less common occupation for the Shiring family was Plasterer.

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  • Brass Finisher

  • Grocer

  • Plasterer


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

Shiring Historical Records

What Shiring family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 937 census records available for the last name Shiring. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shiring 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 38 immigration records available for the last name Shiring. 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 197 military records available for the last name Shiring. For the veterans among your Shiring ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shiring Life Expectancy

What is the average Shiring lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Shiring life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Shiring in 1957 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shiring

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shiring 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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