Shettleton Family History

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Shettleton 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, Littleton, Kettleson, Hazleton, Embleton, Whealton

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Shettleton Family Origin

Where is the Shettleton family from?

Shettleton Family Occupations

What did your Shettleton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Shettleton occupation in the UK was Moulder. 100% of Shettleton's were Moulders.

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  • Moulder


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

Shettleton Historical Records

What Shettleton family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 90 census records available for the last name Shettleton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shettleton 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 7 immigration records available for the last name Shettleton. 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 6 military records available for the last name Shettleton. For the veterans among your Shettleton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shettleton Life Expectancy

What is the average Shettleton lifespan?

Between 1982 and 2001, in the United States, Shettleton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Shettleton in 1982 was 77, and 89 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shettleton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shettleton 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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