Shive Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of Dutch Schive, unexplained.

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

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Shive Family Origin

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Shive Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shive family was Keeping House. The most common Shive occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Shive's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shive.

Source: Census data for Shive | Data not to scale

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Shive Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Shive life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Shive in 1952 was 28, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shive

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