Shettlewood Family History

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Shettlewood 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: Littlewood, Cheatwood, Hazlewood, Henwood, Gatewood, Homewood, Elwood

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Shettlewood Family Origin

Where is the Shettlewood family from?

Shettlewood Family Occupations

What did your Shettlewood ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Gen Shopkeeper and Umbrella Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shettlewood. The most common Shettlewood occupation in the UK was Gen Shopkeeper. 50% of Shettlewood's were Gen Shopkeepers.

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  • Gen Shopkeeper

  • Umbrella Maker


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

Shettlewood Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 54 census records available for the last name Shettlewood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shettlewood 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 Shettlewood

Passenger List

There are 37 immigration records available for the last name Shettlewood. 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 2 military records available for the last name Shettlewood. For the veterans among your Shettlewood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shettlewood Life Expectancy

What is the average Shettlewood lifespan?

Between 1971 and 1998, in the United States, Shettlewood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Shettlewood in 1971 was 53, and 66 in 1998.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shettlewood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shettlewood 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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