Shefferman Family History

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Shefferman 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: Hefferman, Heffernan, Hefferan, Hefferon, Chesterman, Hellerman

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Shefferman Family Origin

Where is the Shefferman family from?

Shefferman Family Occupations

What did your Shefferman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shefferman occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Shefferman's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer


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

Shefferman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 164 census records available for the last name Shefferman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shefferman 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 36 immigration records available for the last name Shefferman. 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 51 military records available for the last name Shefferman. For the veterans among your Shefferman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shefferman Life Expectancy

What is the average Shefferman lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, Shefferman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Shefferman in 1968 was 81, and 33 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shefferman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shefferman 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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