Sheffild Family History

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Sheffild 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, Heffel, Shuffield, Child, Edenfield, Penfold

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Sheffild Family Origin

Where is the Sheffild family from?

Sheffild Family Occupations

What did your Sheffild ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farm Hand, Horse Breeder and Oil Producer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sheffild. A less common occupation for the Sheffild family was Works On R. R.. The most common Sheffild occupation in the USA was Farm Hand. 25% of Sheffild's were Farm Hands.

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  • Farm Hand

  • Horse Breeder

  • Oil Producer

  • Works On R. R.


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

Sheffild Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 219 census records available for the last name Sheffild. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheffild 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 45 immigration records available for the last name Sheffild. 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 3 military records available for the last name Sheffild. For the veterans among your Sheffild ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheffild Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheffild lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheffild 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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