Shaefflin Family History

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Shaefflin 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: Chaffin, Heflin, Chaplin, Helin, Hallin, Hoefling, Laflin, Hamlin

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Shaefflin Family Origin

Where is the Shaefflin family from?

Shaefflin Family Occupations

What did your Shaefflin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shaefflin occupation in the USA was Tailor. 100% of Shaefflin's were Tailors.

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  • Tailor


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

Shaefflin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5 census records available for the last name Shaefflin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shaefflin 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 Shaefflin. 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 Shaefflin. For the veterans among your Shaefflin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shaefflin Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shaefflin 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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