Shropshire Family History

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Shropshire Name Meaning

English: regional name from the county of Shropshire, on the western border of England with Wales.

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

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Shropshire Family Origin

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Shropshire Family Occupations

What did your Shropshire ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Tailor

    8%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%

In 1881, the most common Shropshire occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Shropshire's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shropshire family was Agricultural Labourer. Farmer, Labourer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shropshire.

Source: Census data for Shropshire | Data not to scale

Shropshire Historical Records

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Shropshire Life Expectancy

What is the average Shropshire lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shropshire 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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Famous Shropshire Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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