Longshore Family History

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Longshore Name Meaning

English: possibly an altered form of Longshaw, habitational name from Longshaw in Derbyshire, Greater Manchester, and Staffordshire, named from Middle English lang, long + shaw ‘copse’, ‘small wood’ (Old English sceaga).

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

Similar surnames: Langhorne, Longmore, Longacre, Longmire, Congrove, Lunsford

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Longshore Family Origin

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Longshore Family Occupations

What did your Longshore ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Ambulance Driver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Longshore. 13% of Longshore men worked as an Ambulance Driver and 40% of Longshore women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Longshore were Farm own Account and Unpaid House Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Ambulance Driver
  • Boiler Makers Labourer Heavy Worker
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Farm own Account

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Unpaid House Duties

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

Longshore Historical Records

What Longshore family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Longshore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Longshore census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Longshore

Passenger List

There are 626 immigration records available for the last name Longshore. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Longshore. For the veterans among your Longshore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Longshore Life Expectancy

What is the average Longshore lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Longshore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Longshore in 1951 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Longshore

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Longshore 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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