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Shives Name Meaning

Scottish (Aberdeen): variant of Shivas, a habitational name from the barony of Shivas in the parish of Tarves, Aberdeenshire.

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


Similar surnames: Sires, Shirer, Skiver, Shipes, Skiles, Cheves, Shiver, Shivers

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Shives Family Origin

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Shives Family Occupations

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  • Black Smith Wife

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Retired Schoolmaster

    25%
  • Tobacconist & Stationer

    25%

In 1881, the most common Shives occupation in the UK was Black Smith Wife. 25% of Shives's were Black Smith Wifes. A less common occupation for the Shives family was Tobacconist & Stationer. Black Smith Wife, Farmer and Retired Schoolmaster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shives.

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Shives Historical Records

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Shives Life Expectancy

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