Shock Family History

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Shock Name Meaning

English: from Middle English schock, ‘shock’, ‘group of sheaves (of grain)’, either a metonymic occupational name for someone who arranged sheaves in a shock, or a descriptive nickname for someone whose hair stood up on end, thus resembling a shock of sheaves. Americanized spelling of German Schock.

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

Similar surnames: Stock, Smock, Shuck, Spock, Sock, Hock, Chock, Rock, Nock, Krock

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Shock Family Origin

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Shock Family Occupations

What did your Shock ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, A I D Warehouseman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Shock. 3% of Shock men worked as an A I D Warehouseman and 55% of Shock women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shock were Bookmakers Clerk and Domestic Agency

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • A I D Warehouseman
  • Assistant Foreman General Sheet Metal Work
  • Blue Print Operator Motor
  • Bookmakers Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Boardinghouse Keeper
  • Comptometer Operator
  • Domestic Agency

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

Shock Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Shock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shock 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 961 immigration records available for the last name Shock. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Shock. For the veterans among your Shock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shock Life Expectancy

What is the average Shock lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Shock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Shock in 1950 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shock 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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