Shetney Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Shetney 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: Whitney, Heaney, Cheney, Cherney, Henney, Chesney, Heiney, Heney

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Shetney Family Origin

Where is the Shetney family from?

Shetney Family Occupations

What did your Shetney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shetney occupation in the USA was Farmhand. 100% of Shetney's were Farmhands.

View Census data for Shetney | Data not to scale

  • Farmhand


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

Shetney Historical Records

What Shetney family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 119 census records available for the last name Shetney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shetney 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 Shetney

Passenger List

There are 6 immigration records available for the last name Shetney. 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.

View all Shetney immigration records

Draft Card

There are 13 military records available for the last name Shetney. For the veterans among your Shetney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Shetney military records

You've only scratched the surface of Shetney family history.

Shetney Life Expectancy

What is the average Shetney lifespan?

Between 1957 and 1999, in the United States, Shetney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Shetney in 1957 was 56, and 99 in 1999.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shetney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shetney 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.

Famous Shetney Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name