Shefman Family History

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Shefman 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: Hetman, Sherman, Herman, Helman, Henman, Hegman, Heyman, Heiman

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Shefman Family Origin

Where is the Shefman family from?

Shefman Family Occupations

What did your Shefman ancestors do for a living?

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

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Shefman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 108 census records available for the last name Shefman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shefman 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 27 immigration records available for the last name Shefman. 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 15 military records available for the last name Shefman. For the veterans among your Shefman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shefman Life Expectancy

What is the average Shefman lifespan?

Between 1974 and 1995, in the United States, Shefman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Shefman in 1974 was 85, and 81 in 1995.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shefman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shefman 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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