Shein Family History

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Shein Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname or ornamental name from Yiddish sheyn ‘fine’, ‘beautiful’. Compare Schoen. Americanized spelling of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Schein.

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

Similar surnames: Schein, Shen, Stein, Hein, Wein, Scheid, Hain, Klein, Shern, Thein

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Shein Family Origin

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Shein Family Occupations

What did your Shein ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Shein occupation in the UK was Labourer. 50% of Shein's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Shein family was Shipwright. Labourer and Nurse R N Hospital were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shein.

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  • Labourer

  • Nurse R N Hospital

  • Shipwright


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

Shein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shein 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Shein. 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 382 military records available for the last name Shein. For the veterans among your Shein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shein Life Expectancy

What is the average Shein lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Shein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Shein in 1954 was 42, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shein 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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