Shakir Family History

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Shakir Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic shakir ‘grateful’, ‘thankful’. Al-Shakir (Ash-Shakir) ‘the All-Thankful’ is an attribute of Allah (see the Qur’an 2:158).

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

Similar surnames: Shakoor, Hakim, Shahid, Sabir, Shafi, Sharif, Shaker, Shaer, Shadid

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Shakir Family Origin

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Shakir Family Occupations

What did your Shakir ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Weaver was the top reported job for people in the US named Shakir. 34% of Shakir men worked as a Weaver

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Weaver
  • Owner
  • Restaurant

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

Shakir Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 202 census records available for the last name Shakir. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shakir 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 111 immigration records available for the last name Shakir. 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 116 military records available for the last name Shakir. For the veterans among your Shakir ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shakir Life Expectancy

What is the average Shakir lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Shakir life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Shakir in 1955 was 60, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shakir 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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