Shand Family History

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Shand Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: reduced and altered form of McShane, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Seáin ‘son of Seán’.

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

Similar surnames: Shane, Shan, Hand, Sand, Shaw, Sang, Shands, Shank, Shean, Chand

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Shand Family Origin

Where is the Shand family from?

Shand Family Occupations

What did your Shand ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Florist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Shand. 25% of Shand men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Shand women worked as a Florist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shand were Engineer and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Engineer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Florist
  • Housekeeper
  • Income
  • Nurse

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

Shand Historical Records

What Shand family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 49,000 census records available for the last name Shand. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shand 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Shand. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Shand. For the veterans among your Shand ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shand Life Expectancy

What is the average Shand lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Shand life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Shand in 1948 was 50, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shand

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shand 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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