Shefland Family History

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Shefland 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: Helland, Heiland, Hegland, Hetland, Hofland, Wheeland, Holland

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Shefland Family Origin

Where is the Shefland family from?

Shefland Family Occupations

What did your Shefland ancestors do for a living?

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

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Shefland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 255 census records available for the last name Shefland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shefland 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 11 immigration records available for the last name Shefland. 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 29 military records available for the last name Shefland. For the veterans among your Shefland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shefland Life Expectancy

What is the average Shefland lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2003, in the United States, Shefland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Shefland in 1968 was 80, and 90 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shefland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shefland 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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