Shepheard Family History

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Shepheard Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Shepherd.

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

Similar surnames: Shephard, Shepherd, Shepard, Sheppard, Shepperd, Sheperd, Shapard

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Shepheard Family Origin

Where is the Shepheard family from?

Shepheard Family Occupations

What did your Shepheard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shepheard. The most common Shepheard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Shepheard's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shepheard family was Works On Farm.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Works On Farm


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

Shepheard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Shepheard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shepheard 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Shepheard. 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 Shepheard. For the veterans among your Shepheard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shepheard Life Expectancy

What is the average Shepheard lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Shepheard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Shepheard in 1948 was 48, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shepheard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shepheard 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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