Sheppard Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Sheppard Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Shepherd.

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Sheppard Family Origin

Where is the Sheppard family from?

SHOW MORE

Sheppard Family Occupations

What did your Sheppard ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Sheppard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Sheppard's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sheppard family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sheppard.

Source: Census data for Sheppard | Data not to scale

Sheppard Historical Records

What Sheppard family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Sheppard ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Sheppard

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Sheppard Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheppard lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheppard 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Sheppard Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Look up another name