Sheffold Family History

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Sheffold 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: Sheffield, Penfold, Herold, Thetford, Heinold, Herbold, Hofford

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Sheffold Family Origin

Where is the Sheffold family from?

Sheffold Family Occupations

What did your Sheffold ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sheffold family was Laborer. Barber, Day Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sheffold. The most common Sheffold occupation in the USA was Barber. 17% of Sheffold's were Barbers.

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  • Barber

  • Day Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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

Sheffold Historical Records

What Sheffold family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 286 census records available for the last name Sheffold. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheffold census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Sheffold

Passenger List

There are 22 immigration records available for the last name Sheffold. 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 27 military records available for the last name Sheffold. For the veterans among your Sheffold ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheffold Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheffold lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2002, in the United States, Sheffold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Sheffold in 1968 was 93, and 62 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sheffold

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheffold 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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