Sheflett Family History

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Sheflett 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: Hewlett, Shiflett, Flett, Hazlett, Chelette, Reffett, Pellett

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Sheflett Family Origin

Where is the Sheflett family from?

Sheflett Family Occupations

What did your Sheflett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sheflett occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Sheflett's were Laborers. Laborer and U. B. Preacher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sheflett.

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  • Laborer

  • U. B. Preacher


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

Sheflett Historical Records

What Sheflett family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 227 census records available for the last name Sheflett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheflett 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 3 immigration records available for the last name Sheflett. 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 59 military records available for the last name Sheflett. For the veterans among your Sheflett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheflett Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheflett lifespan?

Average Sheflett life expectancy in 1997 was 81 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sheflett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheflett 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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