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Shepperd Family History

Shepperd Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Shepherd.

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

130,168 Historical Documents with Shepperd on Ancestry.com
37,482 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,094 Military Records
3,606 Immigration Records
39,506 Census and Voter Lists
45,480 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Shepperd Families

  • Number of Shepperd families
     36 - 69
     13 - 35
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Shepperd families
     153 - 303
     52 - 152
     1 - 51
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Shepperd families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Shepperd census records

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Shepperd Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Shepperd families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Shepperd Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Shepperd families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Shepperd

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Shepperd Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Shepperd census records

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Shepperd Civil War Service Records

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