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Shirrell Family Origin

Where is the Shirrell family from?

Shirrell Family Occupations

What did your Shirrell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shirrell family was Blacksmith. The most common Shirrell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Shirrell's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shirrell.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Shirrell Historical Records

What Shirrell family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

There are 48 immigration records available for the last name Shirrell. 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 311 military records available for the last name Shirrell. For the veterans among your Shirrell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shirrell Life Expectancy

What is the average Shirrell lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Shirrell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Shirrell in 1962 was 77, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shirrell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shirrell 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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