Shefel Family History

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Shefel Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Hefel, Hegel, Hebel, Herfel, Theel, Sheftel, Wefel, Heffel, Hefele

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Shefel Family Origin

Where is the Shefel family from?

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Shefel Family Occupations

What did your Shefel ancestors do for a living?

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

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Shefel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 50 census records available for the last name Shefel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shefel 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 21 immigration records available for the last name Shefel. 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 3 military records available for the last name Shefel. For the veterans among your Shefel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shefel Life Expectancy

What is the average Shefel lifespan?

Average Shefel life expectancy in 1991 was 64 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shefel 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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