Sheler Family History

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Sheler Name Meaning

German or Jewish: Americanized spelling of Scheller or Schüler (see Schuler).

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

Similar surnames: Shelor, Shuler, Sheeler, Sheller, Shepler, Sherer, Shetler, Speer

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Sheler Family Origin

Where is the Sheler family from?

Sheler Family Occupations

What did your Sheler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sheler. A less common occupation for the Sheler family was Doing Farm Work. The most common Sheler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Sheler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Doing Farm Work


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

Sheler Historical Records

What Sheler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Sheler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheler 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 132 immigration records available for the last name Sheler. 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 346 military records available for the last name Sheler. For the veterans among your Sheler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheler Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheler lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Sheler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sheler in 1965 was 74, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sheler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheler 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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