Shiner Family History

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Shiner Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Americanized spelling of Scheiner.

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

Similar surnames: Hiner, Shaner, Shier, Shine, Rhiner, Siner, Shriner, Shiver, Shirer

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Shiner Family Origin

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Shiner Family Occupations

What did your Shiner ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Shiner occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Shiner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Shiner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Shiner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shiner 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Shiner. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Shiner. For the veterans among your Shiner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shiner Life Expectancy

What is the average Shiner lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Shiner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Shiner in 1947 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shiner 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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