Shetterley Family History

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Shetterley 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: Betterley, Shetterly, Hattersley, Fetterly, Betterly, Chatterjee

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Shetterley Family Origin

Where is the Shetterley family from?

Shetterley Family Occupations

What did your Shetterley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shetterley. The most common Shetterley occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 33% of Shetterley's were Farm Laborers. A less common occupation for the Shetterley family was Keeping House.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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

Shetterley Historical Records

What Shetterley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 327 census records available for the last name Shetterley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shetterley 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 Shetterley

Passenger List

There are 1 immigration records available for the last name Shetterley. 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 29 military records available for the last name Shetterley. For the veterans among your Shetterley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shetterley Life Expectancy

What is the average Shetterley lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2001, in the United States, Shetterley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Shetterley in 1970 was 72, and 76 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shetterley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shetterley 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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