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Shepperd Family Origin

Where is the Shepperd family from?

Shepperd Family Occupations

What did your Shepperd ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shepperd. A less common occupation for the Shepperd family was Farm Laborer. The most common Shepperd occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Shepperd's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer


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

Shepperd Historical Records

What Shepperd family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Shepperd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shepperd 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Shepperd. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Shepperd. For the veterans among your Shepperd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shepperd Life Expectancy

What is the average Shepperd lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Shepperd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Shepperd in 1958 was 64, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shepperd

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shepperd 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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