Shefftz Family History

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Shefftz 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: Hertz, Sheff, Heft, Hefti, Hefty, Heifetz, Tefft, Heitz, Sheffer

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Shefftz Family Origin

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Shefftz Family Occupations

What did your Shefftz ancestors do for a living?

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

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Shefftz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7 census records available for the last name Shefftz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shefftz 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 6 immigration records available for the last name Shefftz. 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 Shefftz. For the veterans among your Shefftz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shefftz Life Expectancy

What is the average Shefftz lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2002, in the United States, Shefftz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Shefftz in 1960 was 56, and 94 in 2002.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shefftz 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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