Shook Name Meaning

Variant of German Schuck.

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


Similar surnames: Shonk, Shuck, Schork, Book, Chock, Hoof, Schoor, Shock, Hock, Hoot

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Shook Family Origin

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Shook Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Seamstress

    9%
  • Son

    9%
  • Farmer Son

    5%

In 1881, Farmer, Seamstress and Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shook. The most common Shook occupation in Canada was Farmer. 55% of Shook's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shook family was Farmer Son.

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Shook Historical Records

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Shook Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Shook life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Shook in 1944 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shook

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