Sheton Family History

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Sheton 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: Heron, Henton, Keeton, Ireton, Heaton, Shenton, Shelton, Helton

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Sheton Family Origin

Where is the Sheton family from?

Sheton Family Occupations

What did your Sheton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sheton. A less common occupation for the Sheton family was Sawyer. The most common Sheton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Sheton's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Keeps House

  • Sawyer


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

Sheton Historical Records

What Sheton family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Sheton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheton 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 Sheton

Passenger List

There are 665 immigration records available for the last name Sheton. 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 134 military records available for the last name Sheton. For the veterans among your Sheton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheton Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheton lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheton 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 Sheton

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