Shepp Family History

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Shepp Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schepp.

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


Similar surnames: Shelp, Shupp, Shenk, Sheek, Chopp, Shein, Shew, Shoop, Sepp, Slemp

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Shepp Family Origin

Where is the Shepp family from?

Shepp Family Occupations

What did your Shepp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shepp. The most common Shepp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Shepp's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shepp family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farming

    5%

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

Shepp Historical Records

What Shepp family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shepp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shepp 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 Shepp

Passenger List

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

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Shepp Life Expectancy

What is the average Shepp lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Shepp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Shepp in 1958 was 32, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shepp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shepp 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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