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Shorts Family Origin

Where is the Shorts family from?

Shorts Family Occupations

What did your Shorts ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Butcher, Carter and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shorts. The most common Shorts occupation in the UK was Butcher. 10% of Shorts's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Shorts family was Eating Housekeeper.

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  • Butcher

  • Carter

  • Coal Miner

  • Eating Housekeeper


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

Shorts Historical Records

What Shorts family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Shorts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shorts census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Shorts

Passenger List

There are 334 immigration records available for the last name Shorts. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Shorts. For the veterans among your Shorts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shorts Life Expectancy

What is the average Shorts lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Shorts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Shorts in 1952 was 66, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shorts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shorts 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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