Shafto Family History

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Shafto Name Meaning

Northern English: from a place of this name in Northumbria.

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

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Shafto Family Origin

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Shafto Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Bricklayer

    8%
  • Farms

    8%
  • Hack Driver

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shafto family was Hack Driver. Farmer, Bricklayer and Farms were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shafto. The most common Shafto occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Shafto's were Farmers.

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Shafto Historical Records

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Shafto Life Expectancy

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