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Shiflett Family History

Shiflett Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of French Chifflet (see Shifflett).

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

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139 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Shiflett Families

  • Number of Shiflett families
     74 - 146
     25 - 73
     1 - 24
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Shiflett families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Shiflett last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Shiflett Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Shiflett

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Shiflett Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Shiflett census records

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Shiflett Civil War Service Records

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