Shettman Family History

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Shettman 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: Hetman, Hottman, Gettman, Heitman, Dettman, Kietzman, Herdman

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Shettman Family Origin

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Shettman Family Occupations

What did your Shettman ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Keeps House


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

Shettman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 50 census records available for the last name Shettman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shettman 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 4 immigration records available for the last name Shettman. 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 3 military records available for the last name Shettman. For the veterans among your Shettman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shettman Life Expectancy

What is the average Shettman lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shettman 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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