Shesler Family History

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Shesler Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Chesler, Hesler, Heller, Hosler, Hasler, Wheeler, Chester, Hegler

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Shesler Family Origin

Where is the Shesler family from?

Shesler Family Occupations

What did your Shesler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Physician and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shesler. A less common occupation for the Shesler family was House Keeper. The most common Shesler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Shesler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Physician

  • Carpenter

  • House Keeper


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

Shesler Historical Records

What Shesler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 892 census records available for the last name Shesler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shesler 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 Shesler

Passenger List

There are 22 immigration records available for the last name Shesler. 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 104 military records available for the last name Shesler. For the veterans among your Shesler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shesler Life Expectancy

What is the average Shesler lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Shesler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Shesler in 1959 was 54, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shesler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shesler 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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