Shedd Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a hovel, Middle English sched(d)e.

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


Similar surnames: Sheard, Sneed, Herd, Stead, Heyd, Shean, Seed, Scheid, Held, Shad

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Shedd Family Origin

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Shedd Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Merchant

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shedd family was Merchant. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shedd. The most common Shedd occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Shedd's were Farmers.

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Shedd Historical Records

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Shedd Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Shedd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Shedd in 1941 was 46, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shedd

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