Shefferly Family History

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Shefferly 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, Hemperly, Sheffer, Heffel, Sheffey, Heverly, Hemmerly

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Shefferly Family Origin

Where is the Shefferly family from?

Shefferly Family Occupations

What did your Shefferly ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Crockery Store and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shefferly. A less common occupation for the Shefferly family was Sahloon Keeper. The most common Shefferly occupation in the USA was Crockery Store. 33% of Shefferly's were Crockery Stores.

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  • Crockery Store

  • Farmer

  • Sahloon Keeper


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

Shefferly Historical Records

What Shefferly family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 360 census records available for the last name Shefferly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shefferly 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 Shefferly

Passenger List

There are 19 immigration records available for the last name Shefferly. 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 61 military records available for the last name Shefferly. For the veterans among your Shefferly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shefferly Life Expectancy

What is the average Shefferly lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2002, in the United States, Shefferly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Shefferly in 1967 was 74, and 78 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shefferly

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shefferly 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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