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Shoffner Family History

Shoffner Name Meaning
Americanized form of German Schaffner.

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

75,127 Historical Documents with Shoffner on Ancestry.com
13,138 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,906 Military Records
131 Immigration Records
8,505 Census and Voter Lists
51,447 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Shoffner Families

  • Number of Shoffner families
     33 - 64
     12 - 32
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Shoffner families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Shoffner last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Shoffner census records

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Shoffner Family Origin

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Shoffner Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Shoffner 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 Shoffner

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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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Shoffner Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Shoffner census records

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Shoffner Civil War Service Records

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