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


Similar surnames: Shan, Shaft, Slatton, Salto, Sato, Shao, Fratto, Spanton, Saffo

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Shafto Family Origin

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Shafto Family Occupations

What did your Shafto ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Bricklayer

    8%
  • Farms

    8%
  • Hack Driver

    8%

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

Shafto Historical Records

What Shafto family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shafto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shafto census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Shafto

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Shafto. 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 Shafto. For the veterans among your Shafto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shafto Life Expectancy

What is the average Shafto lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Shafto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Shafto in 1965 was 77, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shafto

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shafto 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.

Famous Shafto Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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