Shigley Family History

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Shigley Name Meaning

Americanized form of a German name, probably Schickler ‘trader’, or a related form.

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


Similar surnames: Hugley, Sherley, Phegley, Sivley, Smiley, Sigley, Shirley, Philley

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Shigley Family Origin

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Shigley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Engineer R. R.

    2%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shigley. The most common Shigley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Shigley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shigley family was Engineer R. R..

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Shigley Historical Records

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Shigley Life Expectancy

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