Shefflet Family History

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Shefflet 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: Sheffler, Heffler, Heffley, Shifflet, Loeffler, Stofflet, Scheffler

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Shefflet Family Origin

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Shefflet Family Occupations

What did your Shefflet ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shefflet occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 100% of Shefflet's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House


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

Shefflet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 85 census records available for the last name Shefflet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shefflet 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 Shefflet. 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 20 military records available for the last name Shefflet. For the veterans among your Shefflet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shefflet Life Expectancy

What is the average Shefflet lifespan?

Average Shefflet life expectancy in 1990 was 68 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shefflet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shefflet 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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