Shettleston Family History

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Shettleston 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: Nettleton, Kettleson, Chatterton, Eggleston, Huddleston, Eccleston

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Shettleston Family Origin

Where is the Shettleston family from?

Shettleston Family Occupations

What did your Shettleston ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Shettleston occupation in the UK was Boiler Maker. 100% of Shettleston's were Boiler Makers.

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  • Boiler Maker


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

Shettleston Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12 census records available for the last name Shettleston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shettleston 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 2 immigration records available for the last name Shettleston. 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 1 military records available for the last name Shettleston. For the veterans among your Shettleston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shettleston Life Expectancy

What is the average Shettleston lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shettleston 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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