Shefendecker Family History

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Shefendecker 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: Leyendecker, Leiendecker, Heidecker, Shiverdecker, Diefenderfer

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Shefendecker Family Origin

Where is the Shefendecker family from?

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Shefendecker Family Occupations

What did your Shefendecker ancestors do for a living?

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

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Shefendecker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13 census records available for the last name Shefendecker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shefendecker 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 1 immigration records available for the last name Shefendecker. 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 7 military records available for the last name Shefendecker. For the veterans among your Shefendecker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shefendecker Life Expectancy

What is the average Shefendecker lifespan?

Between 1960 and 1997, in the United States, Shefendecker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Shefendecker in 1960 was 55, and 101 in 1997.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shefendecker 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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