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Shetterly Family History

Shetterly Name Meaning

Origin undetermined.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Sherfey, Shetley, Kletter, Shetler, Satterly, Shecter, Hemperly

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Where is the Shetterly family from?

You can see how Shetterly families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shetterly family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Shetterly families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Shetterly families living in Ohio. This was about 45% of all the recorded Shetterly's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Shetterly families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shetterly surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shetterly ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Assembler were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Shetterly. 35% of Shetterly men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Shetterly women worked as an Assembler. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shetterly were Machinist and Seamstress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    35%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Manager
    7%
  • Machinist
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Assembler
    34%
  • Teacher
    34%
  • Seamstress
    34%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Shetterly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shetterly census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 113 immigration records available for the last name Shetterly. 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 Cards

There are 664 military records available for the last name Shetterly. For the veterans among your Shetterly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shetterly lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Shetterly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Shetterly in 1956 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

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