Shepler Family History

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Shepler Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Schepler, a North German form of Scheffler.

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


Similar surnames: Sheeler, Stepler, Sheler, Hepler, Shetler, Sheller, Sherley, Sheckler

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Shepler Family Origin

Where is the Shepler family from?

Shepler Family Occupations

What did your Shepler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shepler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Shepler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shepler family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shepler.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Shepler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shepler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shepler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Shepler

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Shepler. 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 Shepler. For the veterans among your Shepler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shepler Life Expectancy

What is the average Shepler lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Shepler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Shepler in 1958 was 53, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shepler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shepler 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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