Sheeler Family History

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Sheeler Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schüler (see Schuler).

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

Similar surnames: Sheler, Sheerer, Shepler, Sheeder, Peeler, Scheeler, Feeler, Shetler

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Sheeler Family Origin

Where is the Sheeler family from?

Sheeler Family Occupations

What did your Sheeler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sheeler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Sheeler's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sheeler. A less common occupation for the Sheeler family was Stone Mason.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Stone Mason


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

Sheeler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Sheeler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheeler 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 564 immigration records available for the last name Sheeler. 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 Sheeler. For the veterans among your Sheeler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheeler Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheeler lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Sheeler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Sheeler in 1954 was 70, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sheeler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheeler 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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