Shelnutt Family History

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Shelnutt Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. This name appears to have originated in North America, probably in SC in the 18th century.

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


Similar surnames: Shellnut, Shelburne, Sherratt, Splitt, Sholty, Sheline, Allnutt

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Shelnutt Family Origin

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Shelnutt Family Occupations

What did your Shelnutt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shelnutt family was Farm Laborer. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shelnutt. The most common Shelnutt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Shelnutt's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farming

    22%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%

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

Shelnutt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Shelnutt Life Expectancy

What is the average Shelnutt lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Shelnutt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Shelnutt in 1953 was 20, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shelnutt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shelnutt 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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