Shefferens Family History

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Shefferens 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: Hefferon, Heffern, Hefferan, Peffers, Heffernan, Hefferman, Heeren

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Shefferens Family Origin

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Shefferens Family Occupations

What did your Shefferens ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shefferens occupation in the USA was Harness Maker. 100% of Shefferens's were Harness Makers.

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  • Harness Maker


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

Shefferens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6 census records available for the last name Shefferens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shefferens 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Shefferens. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shefferens. For the veterans among your Shefferens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shefferens Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shefferens 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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