Shether Family History

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Shether 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: Heather, Raether, Sether, Huether, Grether, Kuether, Hetzer, Roether

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Shether Family Origin

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Shether Family Occupations

What did your Shether ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shether occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Shether's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shether.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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

Shether Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 398 census records available for the last name Shether. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shether 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 53 immigration records available for the last name Shether. 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 37 military records available for the last name Shether. For the veterans among your Shether ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shether Life Expectancy

What is the average Shether lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shether 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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