Shreave Family History

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Shreave Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Shreve, Shreeve, Grave, Rave, Heaven, Reeve, Gleave, Greaves, Reavey

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Shreave Family Origin

Where is the Shreave family from?

Shreave Family Occupations

What did your Shreave ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shreave occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Shreave's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Shreave Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 224 census records available for the last name Shreave. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shreave 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 8 immigration records available for the last name Shreave. 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 23 military records available for the last name Shreave. For the veterans among your Shreave ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shreave Life Expectancy

What is the average Shreave lifespan?

Average Shreave life expectancy in 1975 was 81 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shreave

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shreave 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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