Shropshire Family History

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Shropshire Name Meaning

English: regional name from the county of Shropshire, on the western border of England with Wales.

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

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Shropshire Family Origin

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Shropshire Family Occupations

What did your Shropshire ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shropshire. The most common Shropshire occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Shropshire's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shropshire family was Farming.

Source: Census data for Shropshire | Data not to scale

Shropshire Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Shropshire ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Shropshire Life Expectancy

What is the average Shropshire lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shropshire 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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Famous Shropshire Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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