Sheffrey Family History

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Sheffrey 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: Jeffrey, Sheffey, Heffley, Sheffler, Steffey, Hefley, Chaffey

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Sheffrey Family Origin

Where is the Sheffrey family from?

Sheffrey Family Occupations

What did your Sheffrey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sheffrey. A less common occupation for the Sheffrey family was Physcian. The most common Sheffrey occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 33% of Sheffrey's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Physcian


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

Sheffrey Historical Records

What Sheffrey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 269 census records available for the last name Sheffrey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheffrey 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 Sheffrey

Passenger List

There are 39 immigration records available for the last name Sheffrey. 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 45 military records available for the last name Sheffrey. For the veterans among your Sheffrey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheffrey Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheffrey lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2003, in the United States, Sheffrey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sheffrey in 1966 was 86, and 89 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sheffrey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheffrey 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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