Sheffett Family History

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Sheffett 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: Reffett, Leffert, Reffitt, Hewlett, Duffett, Shifflett, Buffett

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Sheffett Family Origin

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Sheffett Family Occupations

What did your Sheffett ancestors do for a living?

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

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Sheffett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10 census records available for the last name Sheffett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheffett 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 Sheffett. 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 Sheffett. For the veterans among your Sheffett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheffett Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheffett lifespan?

Average Sheffett life expectancy in 1979 was 77 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheffett 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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