Shales Family History

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Shales Name Meaning

English: nickname for a shambler, from Middle English sheyl ‘shambling gait’.

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


Similar surnames: Shaler, Scales, Sales, Hales, Stakes, Sale, Gales, Staley, Staves

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Shales Family Origin

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Shales Family Occupations

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  • Razor Smith

    10%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Blastfurnace Man

    5%
  • Bookmaker

    5%

In 1881, the most common Shales occupation in the UK was Razor Smith. 10% of Shales's were Razor Smiths. Razor Smith, Agricultural Labourer and Blastfurnace Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shales. A less common occupation for the Shales family was Bookmaker.

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Shales Historical Records

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Shales Life Expectancy

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