Shelfer Family History

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Shelfer Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

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Shelfer Family Origin

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Shelfer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Farm Labor

    10%
  • Farming

    10%

In 1880, the most common Shelfer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Shelfer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shelfer family was Farming. Farmer and Farm Labor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shelfer.

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Shelfer Historical Records

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Shelfer Life Expectancy

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