Shefers Family History

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Shefers 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: Cheers, Kiefer, Hees, Heyer, Heier, Evers, Peters, Nevers, Beers

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Shefers Family Origin

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Shefers Family Occupations

What did your Shefers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shefers occupation in the USA was Cigar Store. 100% of Shefers's were Cigar Stores.

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  • Cigar Store


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

Shefers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 96 census records available for the last name Shefers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shefers 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 8 immigration records available for the last name Shefers. 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 4 military records available for the last name Shefers. For the veterans among your Shefers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shefers Life Expectancy

What is the average Shefers lifespan?

Between 1973 and 1998, in the United States, Shefers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Shefers in 1973 was 89, and 87 in 1998.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shefers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shefers 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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