Shreeves Family History

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Shreeves Name Meaning

English (Bedfordshire): patronymic from Shreeve.

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

Similar surnames: Shreves, Shrieves, Shreve, Reeves, Shreeve, Cheevers, Rieves, Reeve

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Shreeves Family Origin

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Shreeves Family Occupations

What did your Shreeves ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shreeves family was Huckster. The most common Shreeves occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Shreeves's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shreeves.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Farming

  • Huckster


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

Shreeves Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Shreeves. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shreeves 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 121 immigration records available for the last name Shreeves. 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 649 military records available for the last name Shreeves. For the veterans among your Shreeves ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shreeves Life Expectancy

What is the average Shreeves lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Shreeves life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Shreeves in 1948 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shreeves

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shreeves 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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