Sheffin Family History

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Sheffin 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: Chaffin, Heflin, Griffin, Helin, Chernin, Rhein, Sheff, Coffin

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Sheffin Family Origin

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Sheffin Family Occupations

What did your Sheffin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sheffin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Sheffin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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

Sheffin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 75 census records available for the last name Sheffin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheffin 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 Sheffin. 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 Sheffin. For the veterans among your Sheffin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheffin Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheffin lifespan?

Average Sheffin life expectancy in 1973 was 88 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sheffin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheffin 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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