Sheets Family History

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Sheets Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schütz (see Schutz).

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


Similar surnames: Sheats, Sheetz, Scheets, Shoots, Shults, Spelts, Sheek, Shurts

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Sheets Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Sheets name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Sheets. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    55%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Germanic Europe

    10%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    3%

  • Norway

    3%

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Sheets Family Origin

Where is the Sheets family from?

Sheets Family Occupations

What did your Sheets ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sheets. The most common Sheets occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Sheets's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sheets family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Sheets Historical Records

What Sheets family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 83,000 census records available for the last name Sheets. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheets 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Sheets. 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 19,000 military records available for the last name Sheets. For the veterans among your Sheets ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheets Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheets lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Sheets life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Sheets in 1941 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheets 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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