Shaefering Family History

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Shaefering Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Haering, Herring, Chickering, Hering, Hoefling, Heuring, Haring

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Shaefering Family Origin

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Shaefering Family Occupations

What did your Shaefering ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shaefering occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 100% of Shaefering's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Shaefering ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Shaefering Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6 census records available for the last name Shaefering. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shaefering 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Shaefering. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shaefering. For the veterans among your Shaefering ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shaefering Life Expectancy

What is the average Shaefering lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shaefering 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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