Shestey Family History

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Shestey 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: Chester, Chesley, Hester, Hesley, Chesney, Hessey, Estey, Hastey

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Shestey Family Origin

Where is the Shestey family from?

Shestey Family Occupations

What did your Shestey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shestey occupation in the USA was Keep House. 100% of Shestey's were Keep Houses.

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  • Keep House


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

Shestey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2 census records available for the last name Shestey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shestey 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Shestey. 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 Shestey. For the veterans among your Shestey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shestey Life Expectancy

What is the average Shestey lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shestey 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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