Shefferdecker Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Shefferdecker 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: Shiverdecker, Heidecker, Leyendecker, Hoffecker, Leiendecker

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Shefferdecker Family Origin

Where is the Shefferdecker family from?

Shefferdecker Family Occupations

What did your Shefferdecker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shefferdecker occupation in the USA was Day Laborer. 50% of Shefferdecker's were Day Laborers. Day Laborer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shefferdecker.

View Census data for Shefferdecker | Data not to scale

  • Day Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Shefferdecker Historical Records

What Shefferdecker family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 21 census records available for the last name Shefferdecker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shefferdecker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Shefferdecker

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Shefferdecker. 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.

View all Shefferdecker immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1 military records available for the last name Shefferdecker. For the veterans among your Shefferdecker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Shefferdecker military records

You've only scratched the surface of Shefferdecker family history.

Shefferdecker Life Expectancy

What is the average Shefferdecker lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shefferdecker 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shefferdecker

Famous Shefferdecker Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name