Sheffa Family History

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Sheffa 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: Sheff, Cheff, Beffa, Hoffa, Hoff, Neff, Reff, Raffa, Sheaff, Huff

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Sheffa Family Origin

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Sheffa Family Occupations

What did your Sheffa ancestors do for a living?

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

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Sheffa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 65 census records available for the last name Sheffa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheffa 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 10 immigration records available for the last name Sheffa. 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 9 military records available for the last name Sheffa. For the veterans among your Sheffa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheffa Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheffa lifespan?

Between 1995 and 2003, in the United States, Sheffa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Sheffa in 1995 was 86, and 80 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sheffa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheffa 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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