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Shurtleff Name Meaning

English: variant of Shircliff .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Shurtliff, Shurley, Sutliff, Hurley, Surles, Sheriff, Shutters

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Where is the Shurtleff family from?

You can see how Shurtleff families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shurtleff family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Shurtleff families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Shurtleff families living in Vermont. This was about 37% of all the recorded Shurtleff's in USA. Vermont had the highest population of Shurtleff families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shurtleff surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shurtleff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Shurtleff. 16% of Shurtleff men worked as a Salesman and 18% of Shurtleff women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shurtleff were Farming and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    16%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Farming
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    18%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
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Passenger Lists

There are 722 immigration records available for the last name Shurtleff. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Shurtleff. For the veterans among your Shurtleff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shurtleff lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Shurtleff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Shurtleff in 1951 was 33, and 79 in 2004.

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