Shelburne Family History

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Shelburne Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, probably in Devon.

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

Similar surnames: Sherburne, Shadburn, Hilburn, Wilburn, Melbourne, Shelby, Swinburne

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Shelburne Family Origin

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Shelburne Family Occupations

What did your Shelburne ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shelburne family was Farm Laborer. The most common Shelburne occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Shelburne's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shelburne.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Shelburne Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shelburne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shelburne 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 585 immigration records available for the last name Shelburne. 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 Shelburne. For the veterans among your Shelburne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shelburne Life Expectancy

What is the average Shelburne lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Shelburne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Shelburne in 1958 was 58, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shelburne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shelburne 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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