Shefke Family History

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Shefke 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: Heike, Hecke, Henke, Heeke, Siefke, Helke, Heck, Berke, Helle, Leake

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Shefke Family Origin

Where is the Shefke family from?

Shefke Family Occupations

What did your Shefke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shefke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Shefke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Shefke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 41 census records available for the last name Shefke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shefke 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 19 immigration records available for the last name Shefke. 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 7 military records available for the last name Shefke. For the veterans among your Shefke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shefke Life Expectancy

What is the average Shefke lifespan?

Between 1975 and 2003, in the United States, Shefke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Shefke in 1975 was 21, and 31 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shefke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shefke 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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