Shetlin Family History

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Shetlin 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: Helin, Heslin, Shevlin, Heglin, Dietlin, Heflin, Thelin, Sherlin

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Shetlin Family Origin

Where is the Shetlin family from?

Shetlin Family Occupations

What did your Shetlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shetlin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Shetlin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Shetlin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32 census records available for the last name Shetlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shetlin 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 8 immigration records available for the last name Shetlin. 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 Shetlin. For the veterans among your Shetlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shetlin Life Expectancy

What is the average Shetlin lifespan?

Between 1966 and 1998, in the United States, Shetlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Shetlin in 1966 was 67, and 54 in 1998.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shetlin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shetlin 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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