Sheffey Family History

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Sheffey Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Probably an Americanized spelling of Scheff.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Sherfey, Steffey, Hefley, Sheffer, Sheff, Shewey, Sheffler, Sherley

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Sheffey Family Origin

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Sheffey Family Occupations

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  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Farming

    7%

In 1880, the most common Sheffey occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 17% of Sheffey's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer, Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sheffey. A less common occupation for the Sheffey family was Farming.

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Sheffey Historical Records

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Sheffey Life Expectancy

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