Shetlander Family History

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Shetlander 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: Helander, Shelander, Thelander, Sealander, Melander, Oberlander

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Shetlander Family Origin

Where is the Shetlander family from?

Shetlander Family Occupations

What did your Shetlander ancestors do for a living?

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

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Shetlander Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8 census records available for the last name Shetlander. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shetlander 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 2 immigration records available for the last name Shetlander. 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 Shetlander. For the veterans among your Shetlander ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shetlander Life Expectancy

What is the average Shetlander lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shetlander 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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Famous Shetlander Family Ancestors

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