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Shor Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Hebrew shor ‘ox’, perhaps taken by bearers of the personal name Joseph because the Biblical character of this name is compared to an ox in Deuteronomy 33:17: ‘His glory is like the firstling of his bullock’.

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

Similar surnames: Schor, Shore, Shorr, Thor, Shon, Sher, Shur, Shoe, Hon, Sion

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Shor Family Origin

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Shor Family Occupations

What did your Shor ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Shor. 22% of Shor men worked as a Salesman and 30% of Shor women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shor were Manager and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Owner
  • Window Cleaner
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Maid
  • Clerk

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

Shor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shor 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 Shor. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shor. For the veterans among your Shor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shor Life Expectancy

What is the average Shor lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Shor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Shor in 1961 was 35, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shor 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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