Shettley Family History

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Shettley 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: Wheatley, Heatley, Hettler, Shetley, Whittley, Wheetley, Hartley

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Shettley Family Origin

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Shettley Family Occupations

What did your Shettley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Wagon Maker and Works In Boiler Shop were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shettley. The most common Shettley occupation in the USA was Wagon Maker. 50% of Shettley's were Wagon Makers.

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  • Wagon Maker

  • Works In Boiler Shop


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

Shettley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 137 census records available for the last name Shettley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shettley 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 1 immigration records available for the last name Shettley. 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 9 military records available for the last name Shettley. For the veterans among your Shettley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shettley Life Expectancy

What is the average Shettley lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shettley 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shettley

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