Shettel Family History

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Shettel 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: Hettel, Hetzel, Zettel, Hertel, Goettel, Sheftel, Ettel, Kettel

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Shettel Family Origin

Where is the Shettel family from?

Shettel Family Occupations

What did your Shettel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shettel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Shettel's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shettel. A less common occupation for the Shettel family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer


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

Shettel Historical Records

What Shettel family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

There are 66 immigration records available for the last name Shettel. 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 233 military records available for the last name Shettel. For the veterans among your Shettel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shettel Life Expectancy

What is the average Shettel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Shettel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Shettel in 1963 was 83, and 81 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shettel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shettel 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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