Shephard Family History

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Shephard Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Shepherd.

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

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Shephard Family Origin

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Shephard Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Shephard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Shephard's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shephard family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shephard.

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Shephard Historical Records

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Shephard Life Expectancy

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