Shefkowitz Family History

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Shefkowitz 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: Lefkowitz, Berkowitz, Herskowitz, Lewkowicz, Horowitz, Rakowitz

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Shefkowitz Family Origin

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Shefkowitz Family Occupations

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

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Shefkowitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 146 census records available for the last name Shefkowitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shefkowitz 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 23 immigration records available for the last name Shefkowitz. 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 11 military records available for the last name Shefkowitz. For the veterans among your Shefkowitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shefkowitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Shefkowitz lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2003, in the United States, Shefkowitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Shefkowitz in 1951 was 45, and 96 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shefkowitz 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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