Sheffels Family History

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Sheffels 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: Heffel, Sheffield, Kreifels, Peffers, Wyffels, Herfel, Leffel

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Sheffels Family Origin

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Sheffels Family Occupations

What did your Sheffels ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Sheffels occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 100% of Sheffels's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith


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

Sheffels Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 57 census records available for the last name Sheffels. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheffels 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 16 immigration records available for the last name Sheffels. 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 Sheffels. For the veterans among your Sheffels ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheffels Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheffels lifespan?

Between 1985 and 2001, in the United States, Sheffels life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Sheffels in 1985 was 84, and 37 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sheffels

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheffels 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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