Shelter Family History

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Shelter Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

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Shelter Family Origin

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Shelter Family Occupations

What did your Shelter ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shelter family was Carpenter. The most common Shelter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Shelter's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shelter.

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Shelter Life Expectancy

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