Shetlar Family History

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Shetlar 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: Heglar, Hetler, Shetler, Heller, Hetman, Betler, Wheeler, Hegler

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Shetlar Family Origin

Where is the Shetlar family from?

Shetlar Family Occupations

What did your Shetlar ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, School and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shetlar. The most common Shetlar occupation in Canada was School. 67% of Shetlar's were Schools.

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  • School

  • Farmer


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

Shetlar Historical Records

What Shetlar family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 303 census records available for the last name Shetlar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shetlar census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Shetlar

Passenger List

There are 10 immigration records available for the last name Shetlar. 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 18 military records available for the last name Shetlar. For the veterans among your Shetlar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shetlar Life Expectancy

What is the average Shetlar lifespan?

Between 1973 and 2002, in the United States, Shetlar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Shetlar in 1973 was 92, and 75 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shetlar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shetlar 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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