Sheats Family History

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Sheats Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Schütz (see Schuetz).

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

Similar surnames: Sheets, Sheetz, Shoots, Shults, Spelts, Shurts, Deats, Shirts, Shatz

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Sheats Family Origin

Where is the Sheats family from?

Sheats Family Occupations

What did your Sheats ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sheats occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Sheats's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sheats. A less common occupation for the Sheats family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Carpenter


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

Sheats Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Sheats. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheats 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 491 immigration records available for the last name Sheats. 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 Sheats. For the veterans among your Sheats ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheats Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheats lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Sheats life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sheats in 1951 was 44, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sheats

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheats 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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