Sheffe Family History

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Sheffe 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, Sheffer, Cheff, Heffel, Sheffey, Keeffe, Steffe, Helle, Hoff

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Sheffe Family Origin

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Sheffe Family Occupations

What did your Sheffe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sheffe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Sheffe's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Sheffe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 279 census records available for the last name Sheffe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheffe 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 50 immigration records available for the last name Sheffe. 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 27 military records available for the last name Sheffe. For the veterans among your Sheffe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheffe Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheffe lifespan?

Between 1968 and 1999, in the United States, Sheffe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Sheffe in 1968 was 80, and 79 in 1999.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sheffe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheffe 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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