Shores Family History

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Shores Name Meaning

English: variant of Shore 1 and 2.

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


Similar surnames: Shorts, Shorey, Shore, Howes, Shires, Spores, Sheren, Stones, Sherer

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Shores Family Origin

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Shores Family Occupations

What did your Shores ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Shores Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shores. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shores census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Shores

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Shores. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shores. For the veterans among your Shores ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shores Life Expectancy

What is the average Shores lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Shores life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Shores in 1941 was 49, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shores

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shores 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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