Shuey Family History

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Shuey Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of Dutch Schuy (see Shy).

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

Similar surnames: Shy, Shie, Duey, Shult, Shuck, Shue, Shew, Shurley, Shoen, Tshudy

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Shuey Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Shuey name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Shuey. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Sweden


  • Norway


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Shuey Family Origin

Where is the Shuey family from?

Shuey Family Occupations

What did your Shuey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shuey family was Works On Farm. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shuey. The most common Shuey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Shuey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Works On Farm


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

Shuey Historical Records

What Shuey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Shuey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shuey 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 660 immigration records available for the last name Shuey. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Shuey. For the veterans among your Shuey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shuey Life Expectancy

What is the average Shuey lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Shuey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Shuey in 1948 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shuey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shuey 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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