Shesta Family History

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Shesta 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: Cuesta, Testa, Cresta, Festa, Kresta, Nesta, Resta, Cesta, Presta

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Shesta Family Origin

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Shesta Family Occupations

What did your Shesta ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shesta occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Shesta's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer


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

Shesta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 64 census records available for the last name Shesta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shesta 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 20 immigration records available for the last name Shesta. 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 5 military records available for the last name Shesta. For the veterans among your Shesta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shesta Life Expectancy

What is the average Shesta lifespan?

Between 1984 and 2001, in the United States, Shesta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Shesta in 1984 was 63, and 82 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shesta

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shesta 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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