Shettly Family History

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Shettly 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: Shetty, Chitty, Nettle, Healy, Setty, Wheatley, Heatley, Whitty

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Shettly Family Origin

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Shettly Family Occupations

What did your Shettly ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shettly occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Shettly's were Farmers. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shettly.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming


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

Shettly Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 26 census records available for the last name Shettly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shettly 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Shettly. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shettly. For the veterans among your Shettly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shettly Life Expectancy

What is the average Shettly lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shettly 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 Shettly

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