Sheldrick Family History

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Sheldrick Name Meaning

English (chiefly East Anglia): nickname for a vain or showy person, from Middle English scheldrake, a type of brightly colored duck (from the East Anglian dialect term scheld ‘variegated’ + drake ‘male duck’).

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


Similar surnames: Shedlock, Shedrick, Kendrick, Philbrick, Herrick, Headrick, Shadrick

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Sheldrick Family Origin

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Sheldrick Family Occupations

What did your Sheldrick ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sheldrick occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Sheldrick's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Sheldrick family was Drives Ice Wagon. Laborer, Baker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sheldrick.

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  • Laborer

    17%
  • Baker

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Drives Ice Wagon

    8%

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

Sheldrick Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Sheldrick Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheldrick lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sheldrick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Sheldrick in 1962 was 86, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sheldrick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheldrick 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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