Sheffeild Family History

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Sheffeild 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: Sheffield, Heffel, Hosfeld, Rehfeld, Herzfeld, Neufeld, Hefferon

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Sheffeild Family Origin

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Sheffeild Family Occupations

What did your Sheffeild ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer


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Sheffeild Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 348 census records available for the last name Sheffeild. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheffeild 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 22 immigration records available for the last name Sheffeild. 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 30 military records available for the last name Sheffeild. For the veterans among your Sheffeild ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheffeild Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheffeild lifespan?

Average Sheffeild life expectancy in 1997 was 56 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sheffeild

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheffeild 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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