Sheffiel Family History

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Sheffiel 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: Sheffield, Heffel, Sheffler, Herfel, Leffel, Loeffel, Scheffel

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Sheffiel Family Origin

Where is the Sheffiel family from?

Sheffiel Family Occupations

What did your Sheffiel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Sheffiel occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Sheffiel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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

Sheffiel Historical Records

What Sheffiel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 125 census records available for the last name Sheffiel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheffiel 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 Sheffiel

Passenger List

There are 21 immigration records available for the last name Sheffiel. 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 11 military records available for the last name Sheffiel. For the veterans among your Sheffiel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheffiel Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheffiel lifespan?

Between 1965 and 1977, in the United States, Sheffiel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Sheffiel in 1965 was 84, and 76 in 1977.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sheffiel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheffiel 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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