Shefferson Family History

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Shefferson 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, Efferson, Jefferson, Henderson, Heffernan, Hefferman

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Shefferson Family Origin

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Shefferson Family Occupations

What did your Shefferson ancestors do for a living?

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

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Shefferson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 113 census records available for the last name Shefferson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shefferson 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 4 immigration records available for the last name Shefferson. 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 14 military records available for the last name Shefferson. For the veterans among your Shefferson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shefferson Life Expectancy

What is the average Shefferson lifespan?

Between 1955 and 1985, in the United States, Shefferson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Shefferson in 1955 was 39, and 62 in 1985.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shefferson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shefferson 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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