Shoe Name Meaning

English: from Middle English shoe ‘shoe’ (Old English scoh), applied as a metonymic occupational name for a shoemaker or possibly a topographic name for someone who lived on a shoe-shaped piece of land. Translation of Schuh.

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


Similar surnames: Shore, Hoe, Sale, Stone, Shott, Shove, Shaw, Hope, Score, Hoy

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Shoe Family Origin

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Shoe Family Occupations

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  • Gardener

    33%
  • Journeyman Tailor

    33%
  • Washer

    33%

In 1881, Gardener and Journeyman Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shoe. The most common Shoe occupation in the UK was Gardener. 33% of Shoe's were Gardeners. A less common occupation for the Shoe family was Washer.

Source: Census data for Shoe | Data not to scale

Shoe Historical Records

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Shoe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Shoe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Shoe in 1947 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shoe

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