Shore Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by the seashore, Middle English schore. English: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a bank or steep slope, Old English scora. There are minor places named with this word in Lancashire and West Yorkshire, and the surname may also be a habitational name from these. Americanized spelling of Ashkenazic Jewish S(c)hor(r) or Szor, variants of Schauer.

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


Similar surnames: Shoe, Score, Shire, Stone, Shorey, Hope, Shove, Shott, Ashmore, Shock

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Shore Family Origin

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Shore Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

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Shore Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Shore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Shore in 1943 was 41, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shore

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