Sheffus Family History

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Sheffus 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: Jeffus, Dreyfus, Sheff, Chelius, Phebus, Duffus, Theus, Hofius

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Sheffus Family Origin

Where is the Sheffus family from?

Sheffus Family Occupations

What did your Sheffus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sheffus family was Laborer. Cartman and Express Agent were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sheffus. The most common Sheffus occupation in the USA was Cartman. 33% of Sheffus's were Cartmans.

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  • Cartman

  • Express Agent

  • Laborer


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

Sheffus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12 census records available for the last name Sheffus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheffus 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 Sheffus

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Sheffus. 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 Sheffus. For the veterans among your Sheffus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheffus Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheffus lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheffus 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sheffus

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