Shoemate Family History

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Shoemate Name Meaning

Americanized form of southern French de la Chaumette (see Shumate).

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

Similar surnames: Shumate, Shoemake, Shewmake, Shrake, Shomaker, Shumake, Thomae

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Shoemate Family Origin

Where is the Shoemate family from?

Shoemate Family Occupations

What did your Shoemate ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shoemate family was Blacksmith. The most common Shoemate occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Shoemate's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shoemate.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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

Shoemate Historical Records

What Shoemate family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shoemate. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shoemate 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 60 immigration records available for the last name Shoemate. 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 599 military records available for the last name Shoemate. For the veterans among your Shoemate ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shoemate Life Expectancy

What is the average Shoemate lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Shoemate life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Shoemate in 1956 was 28, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shoemate

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shoemate 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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