Schira Family History

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Schira Name Meaning

Italian: variant of Schiro.

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


Similar surnames: Schirra, Schorr, China, Schink, Chica, Schapira, Sciara, Caira

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Schira Family Origin

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Schira Family Occupations

What did your Schira ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schira family was Box Maker. Farmer, Laborer and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schira. The most common Schira occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Schira's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Saloon Keeper

    12%
  • Box Maker

    6%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Schira Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schira. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schira 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 Schira. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Schira. For the veterans among your Schira ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schira Life Expectancy

What is the average Schira lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Schira life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Schira in 1963 was 81, and 78 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schira

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schira 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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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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