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Shone Family History

Shone Name Meaning

Welsh (Flintshire) and English (Lancashire and Cheshire): variant of Shown .

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


Similar surnames: Hone, Jone, Sion, Stone, Shoe, Sole, Shane, Snoke, Shor, Thode

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Where is the Shone family from?

You can see how Shone families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shone family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Shone families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 403 Shone families living in Lancashire. This was about 27% of all the recorded Shone's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Shone families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shone surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shone ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Shone. 13% of Shone men worked as a General Labourer and 71% of Shone women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shone were House Painter and Domestic Servant. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    13%
  • Bricklayer
    8%
  • Dairy Farmer
    5%
  • House Painter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    71%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Domestic Servant
    3%
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Census Records

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Shone. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shone 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Shone. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Shone. For the veterans among your Shone ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shone lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Shone life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Shone in 1955 was 52, and 71 in 2004.

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