Shetten Family History

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Shetten 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: Whetten, Hettel, Ruetten, Etten, Betten, Sletten, Hatten, Metten

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Shetten Family Origin

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Shetten Family Occupations

What did your Shetten ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shetten occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Shetten's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    100%

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

Shetten Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 157 census records available for the last name Shetten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shetten 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 9 immigration records available for the last name Shetten. 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 12 military records available for the last name Shetten. For the veterans among your Shetten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shetten Life Expectancy

What is the average Shetten lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shetten 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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