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Where is the Shelman family from?
You can see how Shelman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shelman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Shelman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Shelman families living in New York. This was about 19% of all the recorded Shelman's in USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Shelman families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shelman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Shelman. 42% of Shelman men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Shelman women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shelman were Salesman and Maid. .