Shefflett Family History

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Shefflett 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: Shifflett, Shifflette, Reffett, Hewlett, Sheffler, Heffler, Shiflett

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Shefflett Family Origin

Where is the Shefflett family from?

Shefflett Family Occupations

What did your Shefflett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shefflett family was Laborer. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shefflett. The most common Shefflett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Shefflett's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Shefflett Historical Records

What Shefflett family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 249 census records available for the last name Shefflett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shefflett 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 4 immigration records available for the last name Shefflett. 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 42 military records available for the last name Shefflett. For the veterans among your Shefflett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shefflett Life Expectancy

What is the average Shefflett lifespan?

Between 1967 and 1987, in the United States, Shefflett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Shefflett in 1967 was 75, and 58 in 1987.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shefflett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shefflett 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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