Sheffter Family History

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Sheffter 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: Hefter, Sheffler, Heffner, Sheffer, Heffler, Huffer, Pfeffer, Hoffner

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Sheffter Family Origin

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Sheffter Family Occupations

What did your Sheffter ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Sheffter occupation in Canada was Sculpter. 100% of Sheffter's were Sculpters.

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  • Sculpter


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

Sheffter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27 census records available for the last name Sheffter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheffter 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 Sheffter. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sheffter. For the veterans among your Sheffter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheffter Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheffter lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheffter 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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