Shetger Family History

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Shetger 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: Heger, Hegger, Hedger, Hetzer, Shetter, Hetler, Shetler, Heter, Peter

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Shetger Family Origin

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Shetger Family Occupations

What did your Shetger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shetger occupation in the USA was Fisherman. 100% of Shetger's were Fishermans.

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  • Fisherman


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

Shetger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14 census records available for the last name Shetger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shetger 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 Shetger. 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 2 military records available for the last name Shetger. For the veterans among your Shetger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shetger Life Expectancy

What is the average Shetger lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shetger 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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