Sheil Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Shield 3.

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


Similar surnames: Sheils, Sheilds, Theil, Shely, Neil, Shead, Shean, Heis, Scheid

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Sheil Family Origin

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Sheil Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Labourer

    15%
  • Embroideress

    8%
  • Harnessmaker

    8%

In 1881, the most common Sheil occupation in Canada was Farmer. 62% of Sheil's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Embroideress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sheil. A less common occupation for the Sheil family was Harnessmaker.

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Sheil Historical Records

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Sheil Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Sheil life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Sheil in 1958 was 48, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sheil

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