Shettlesworth Family History

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Shettlesworth 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: Shuttlesworth, Shuttleworth, Charlesworth, Butterworth, Molesworth

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Shettlesworth Family Origin

Where is the Shettlesworth family from?

Shettlesworth Family Occupations

What did your Shettlesworth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shettlesworth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Shettlesworth's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shettlesworth family was Works On Sawmill. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shettlesworth.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Works On Sawmill


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

Shettlesworth Historical Records

What Shettlesworth family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 738 census records available for the last name Shettlesworth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shettlesworth 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 Shettlesworth

Passenger List

There are 27 immigration records available for the last name Shettlesworth. 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 199 military records available for the last name Shettlesworth. For the veterans among your Shettlesworth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shettlesworth Life Expectancy

What is the average Shettlesworth lifespan?

Average Shettlesworth life expectancy in 2004 was 1 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shettlesworth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shettlesworth 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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