Shetts Family History

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Shetts 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, Betts, Hett, Rhett, Letts, Sheats, Getts, Sheets, Metts

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Shetts Family Origin

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Shetts Family Occupations

What did your Shetts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shetts occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 100% of Shetts's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House


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Shetts Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 607 census records available for the last name Shetts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shetts 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 26 immigration records available for the last name Shetts. 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 60 military records available for the last name Shetts. For the veterans among your Shetts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shetts Life Expectancy

What is the average Shetts lifespan?

Between 1969 and 1979, in the United States, Shetts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Shetts in 1969 was 69, and 86 in 1979.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shetts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shetts 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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