Sheftel Family History

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Sheftel Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Sheftl, derived from Biblical Sabbetai.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hefter, Hertel, Segel, Sheffer, Stempel, Shafter, Steffes, Heidel

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Sheftel Family Origin

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Sheftel Family Occupations

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Sheftel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sheftel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheftel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sheftel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sheftel. For the veterans among your Sheftel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheftel Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Sheftel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Sheftel in 1963 was 69, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheftel 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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