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  • Dinah Shore (1916 - 1994)
    Dinah Shore (born Frances Rose Shore; February 29, 1916 – February 24, 1994) was an American singer, actress, and television personality. She reached the height of her popularity as a recording artis...
  • John Shore [Convict "Alexander" 1788 - did not sail] (1740 - d.)
    John SHORE was born c1740 John was convicted of stealing and was sentenced to 7 years transportation. He was transferred to the "Alexander" but received a pardon before the ship left England LINKS ...
  • Jonathan Shore (1648 - 1724)
  • Mary Pendleton (b. - 1784)
    Mary Shore Pendleton BIRTH unknown DEATH Nov 1784 Hanover County, Virginia, USA BURIAL Clifton Farm Cemetery, near Newcastle Hanover, Hanover County, Virginia, USA MEMORIAL ID 104241720 · View Source ...

About the Shore surname

Americanized spelling of Ashkenazic Jewish S(c)hor(r) or Szor, variants of Schauer.

German and Austrian: occupational name for an official inspector, for example the official overseer of a market, from Middle High German schouwer, an agent derivative of schouwen ‘to inspect’.

Shore, Scher, Schur, etc., are "Levi" family names - either because members of the tribe of Levi opened the gate ( sha'ar ) of the Bait haMikdash (Holy Temple in Jerusalem) or because they sang songs ( shir ) during the Service.