Sheffington Family History

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Sheffington 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: Heffington, Huffington, Skeffington, Cherrington, Henington

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Sheffington Family Origin

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Sheffington Family Occupations

What did your Sheffington ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sheffington occupation in the USA was Miner Iron. 100% of Sheffington's were Miner Irons.

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  • Miner Iron


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

Sheffington Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 188 census records available for the last name Sheffington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheffington 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 46 immigration records available for the last name Sheffington. 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 10 military records available for the last name Sheffington. For the veterans among your Sheffington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheffington Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheffington lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheffington 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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