Shoen Family History

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Shoen Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German or Ashkenazic Jewish Schön or Schoen.

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

Similar surnames: Schoen, Shoun, Shen, Shown, Shon, Shew, Thon, Shober, Sheek, Sporn

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Shoen Family Origin

Where is the Shoen family from?

Shoen Family Occupations

What did your Shoen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shoen family was Farm Laborer. The most common Shoen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Shoen's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Brewery Driver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shoen.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Brewery Driver

  • Farm Laborer


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

Shoen Historical Records

What Shoen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shoen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shoen 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 290 immigration records available for the last name Shoen. 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 500 military records available for the last name Shoen. For the veterans among your Shoen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shoen Life Expectancy

What is the average Shoen lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Shoen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Shoen in 1964 was 65, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shoen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shoen 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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