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Shuck Family History

Shuck Name Meaning

English (Worcestershire): of uncertain origin; perhaps a nickname from Middle English schucke ‘devil’, ‘fiend’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Schuck. Americanized spelling of German Schuck.

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


Similar surnames: Shock, Schuck, Huck, Shick, Stock, Shack, Hock, Smuck, Hack, Fluck

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Where is the Shuck family from?

You can see how Shuck families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shuck family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Shuck families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 20 Shuck families living in Kentucky. This was about 26% of all the recorded Shuck's in the USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Shuck families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shuck surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shuck ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Shuck. 25% of Shuck men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Shuck women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shuck were Clerk and Clerk.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    13%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Clerk
    6%
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Census Records

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Shuck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shuck census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 956 immigration records available for the last name Shuck. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Shuck. For the veterans among your Shuck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shuck lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Shuck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Shuck in 1952 was 56, and 71 in 2004.

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