Big Shoulder Family History

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Big Shoulder Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Shoulders, Mossholder, Burkholder, Housholder, Mosholder, Goulder

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Big Shoulder Family Origin

Where is the Big Shoulder family from?

Big Shoulder Family Occupations

What did your Big Shoulder ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Big Shoulder ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Big Shoulder Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 66 census records available for the last name Big Shoulder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Big Shoulder 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 2 immigration records available for the last name Big Shoulder. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 667 military records available for the last name Big Shoulder. For the veterans among your Big Shoulder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Big Shoulder Life Expectancy

What is the average Big Shoulder lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Big Shoulder 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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