Shurts Family History

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Shurts Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schurz.

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

Similar surnames: Shurtz, Shults, Shirts, Shortz, Shutt, Shilts, Shoots, Sheats

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Shurts Family Origin

Where is the Shurts family from?

Shurts Family Occupations

What did your Shurts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Clergyman and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shurts. A less common occupation for the Shurts family was Keeping House. The most common Shurts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Shurts's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Clergyman

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Shurts Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shurts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shurts 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Shurts. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shurts. For the veterans among your Shurts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shurts Life Expectancy

What is the average Shurts lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Shurts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Shurts in 1955 was 82, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shurts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shurts 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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