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Sheile Family History

Sheile Surname 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: Theile, Sheils, Sheil, Helle, Selle, Sheikh, Heide, Shine, Shell

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Where is the Sheile family from?

You can see how Sheile families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sheile family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Sheile families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1841 there was 1 Sheile family living in East Lothian. This was 100% of all the recorded Sheile's in Scotland. East Lothian had the highest population of Sheile families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sheile surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sheile ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmers Son was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Sheile. 100% of Sheile men worked as a Farmers Son. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmers Son
    100%
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Census Records

There are 82 census records available for the last name Sheile. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheile 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 32 immigration records available for the last name Sheile. 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 Cards

There are 7 military records available for the last name Sheile. For the veterans among your Sheile ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sheile lifespan?

Average Sheile life expectancy in 2004 was 78 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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