Shorty Family History

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Shorty Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly a variant of English Short or Shorter.

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


Similar surnames: Shorts, Shortt, Short, Shirts, Shorter, Shorey, Shirey, Sorby, Horry

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Shorty Family Origin

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Shorty Family Occupations

What did your Shorty ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shorty family was Laundress. The most common Shorty occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Shorty's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shorty.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Labourer

    25%
  • Laundress

    25%

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

Shorty Historical Records

What Shorty family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shorty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shorty 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Shorty. 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 Shorty. For the veterans among your Shorty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shorty Life Expectancy

What is the average Shorty lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Shorty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Shorty in 1945 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shorty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shorty 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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