Shettig Family History

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Shettig 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: Rettig, Gettig, Fettig, Wettig, Hertig, Bhatti, Shetty, Herzig

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Shettig Family Origin

Where is the Shettig family from?

Shettig Family Occupations

What did your Shettig ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Laborer


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

Shettig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 152 census records available for the last name Shettig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shettig 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 79 immigration records available for the last name Shettig. 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 24 military records available for the last name Shettig. For the veterans among your Shettig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shettig Life Expectancy

What is the average Shettig lifespan?

Between 1972 and 2002, in the United States, Shettig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Shettig in 1972 was 65, and 74 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shettig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shettig 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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