Scheffert Family History

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Scheffert Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of German Schaefer.

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

Similar surnames: Scheffer, Schaffert, Schaffer, Sieffert, Sheffer, Schermer, Hoffert

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Scheffert Family Origin

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Scheffert Family Occupations

What did your Scheffert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Scheffert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Scheffert's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Scheffert Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 865 census records available for the last name Scheffert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scheffert census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 107 immigration records available for the last name Scheffert. 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 Card

There are 109 military records available for the last name Scheffert. For the veterans among your Scheffert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scheffert Life Expectancy

What is the average Scheffert lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Scheffert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Scheffert in 1959 was 63, and 56 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scheffert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scheffert ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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