Shoemake Family History

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Shoemake Name Meaning

Americanized variant of Dutch Schoemaker or German Schumach, the latter a variant of Schumacher.

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

Similar surnames: Shoemaker, Shomaker, Shewmake, Shumake, Shumaker, Shewmaker

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Shoemake Family Origin

Where is the Shoemake family from?

Shoemake Family Occupations

What did your Shoemake ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shoemake family was Farm Laborer. The most common Shoemake occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Shoemake's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shoemake.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Shoemake Historical Records

What Shoemake family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Shoemake. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shoemake 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 304 immigration records available for the last name Shoemake. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Shoemake. For the veterans among your Shoemake ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shoemake Life Expectancy

What is the average Shoemake lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Shoemake life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Shoemake in 1944 was 23, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shoemake

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shoemake 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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