Shorey Family History

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Shorey Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived on an island lying close to shore, from Middle English schore ‘shore’ + eye ‘island’.

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


Similar surnames: Shore, Storey, Storer, Score, Stokey, Shores, Short, Thorley, Sorey

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Shorey Family Origin

Where is the Shorey family from?

Shorey Family Occupations

What did your Shorey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shorey family was Carpenter. The most common Shorey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Shorey's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shorey.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Shorey Historical Records

What Shorey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shorey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shorey 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 Shorey

Passenger List

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

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Shorey Life Expectancy

What is the average Shorey lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Shorey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Shorey in 1957 was 38, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shorey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shorey 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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