Shelor Family History

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Shelor Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Scheller or Schüler (see Schuler).

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

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Shelor Family Origin

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Shelor Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Keeping House

    27%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shelor. The most common Shelor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Shelor's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shelor family was Laborer.

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Shelor Historical Records

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Shelor Life Expectancy

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