Shetlon Family History

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Shetlon 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: Phelon, Hatton, Heron, Henton, Keeton, Sheldon, Shotton, Hetman

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Shetlon Family Origin

Where is the Shetlon family from?

Shetlon Family Occupations

What did your Shetlon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shetlon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Shetlon's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shetlon family was Farm Laborer. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shetlon.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Shetlon Historical Records

What Shetlon family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 289 census records available for the last name Shetlon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shetlon 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 Shetlon. 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 5 military records available for the last name Shetlon. For the veterans among your Shetlon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shetlon Life Expectancy

What is the average Shetlon lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shetlon 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shetlon

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