Sheffit Family History

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Sheffit 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: Sheff, Heit, Reffitt, Chaffin, Heft, Hefti, Tefft, Sheffer, Cheff

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Sheffit Family Origin

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Sheffit Family Occupations

What did your Sheffit ancestors do for a living?

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

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Sheffit Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16 census records available for the last name Sheffit. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheffit 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sheffit. 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 44 military records available for the last name Sheffit. For the veterans among your Sheffit ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheffit Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheffit lifespan?

Between 1963 and 1998, in the United States, Sheffit life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Sheffit in 1963 was 62, and 90 in 1998.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sheffit

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheffit 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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