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Shull Family History

Shull Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schull.

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

Similar surnames: Shell, Shult, Sholl, Shaull, Shall, Shill, Shue, Sell, Shultz, Shutt

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Where is the Shull family from?

You can see how Shull families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shull family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Shull families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 15 Shull families living in Ontario. This was about 56% of all the recorded Shull's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Shull families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shull surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shull ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Shull. .

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 41,000 census records available for the last name Shull. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shull census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Shull. 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 Cards

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Shull. For the veterans among your Shull ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shull lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Shull life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Shull in 1944 was 29, and 74 in 2004.

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