Shetron Family History

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Shetron 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, Herron, Hebron, Sheron, Hearon, Ketron, Petron, Sherron

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Shetron Family Origin

Where is the Shetron family from?

Shetron Family Occupations

What did your Shetron ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shetron. A less common occupation for the Shetron family was Laborer. The most common Shetron occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Shetron's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Shetron Historical Records

What Shetron family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Shetron. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shetron 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 Shetron

Passenger List

There are 30 immigration records available for the last name Shetron. 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 259 military records available for the last name Shetron. For the veterans among your Shetron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shetron Life Expectancy

What is the average Shetron lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Shetron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Shetron in 1955 was 63, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shetron

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shetron 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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