Sheffields Family History

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Sheffields 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, Sherfield, Shuffield, Shields, Edenfield, Overfield

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Sheffields Family Origin

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Sheffields Family Occupations

What did your Sheffields ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Sheffields occupation in the UK was Labourer. 100% of Sheffields's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer


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

Sheffields Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 42 census records available for the last name Sheffields. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheffields 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 5 immigration records available for the last name Sheffields. 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 5 military records available for the last name Sheffields. For the veterans among your Sheffields ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheffields Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheffields lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheffields 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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