Shefl Family History

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Shefl 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: Hell, Hehl, Sheff, Shell, Theil, Stefl, Heil, Heft, Theel, Hejl

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Shefl Family Origin

Where is the Shefl family from?

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Shefl Family Occupations

What did your Shefl ancestors do for a living?

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

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Shefl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 46 census records available for the last name Shefl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shefl 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 1 immigration records available for the last name Shefl. 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 2 military records available for the last name Shefl. For the veterans among your Shefl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shefl Life Expectancy

What is the average Shefl lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2003, in the United States, Shefl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Shefl in 1968 was 71, and 76 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shefl 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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