Shaeffr Family History

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Shaeffr 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: Shaefer, Shaeffer, Sheff, Haer, Schaefer, Chieffo, Hauff, Shaer

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Shaeffr Family Origin

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Shaeffr Family Occupations

What did your Shaeffr ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer


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

Shaeffr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24 census records available for the last name Shaeffr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shaeffr 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 Shaeffr. 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 Shaeffr. For the veterans among your Shaeffr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shaeffr Life Expectancy

What is the average Shaeffr lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shaeffr 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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