Shetle Family History

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Shetle 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: Helle, Shytle, Theile, Shetley, Henle, Hetler, Hegle, Shetler

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Shetle Family Origin

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Shetle Family Occupations

What did your Shetle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shetle occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 100% of Shetle's were Farm Laborers.

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  • Farm Laborer


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

Shetle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 285 census records available for the last name Shetle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shetle 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 7 immigration records available for the last name Shetle. 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 20 military records available for the last name Shetle. For the veterans among your Shetle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shetle Life Expectancy

What is the average Shetle lifespan?

Average Shetle life expectancy in 1988 was 56 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shetle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shetle 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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