Shetzer Family History

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Shetzer 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: Hetzer, Hetzel, Fetzer, Setzer, Kretzer, Herzer, Netzer, Retzer

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Shetzer Family Origin

Where is the Shetzer family from?

Shetzer Family Occupations

What did your Shetzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Mill Engineer and Roof Worker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shetzer. The most common Shetzer occupation in the USA was Mill Engineer. 50% of Shetzer's were Mill Engineers.

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  • Mill Engineer

  • Roof Worker


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

Shetzer Historical Records

What Shetzer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 360 census records available for the last name Shetzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shetzer 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 Shetzer

Passenger List

There are 48 immigration records available for the last name Shetzer. 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 148 military records available for the last name Shetzer. For the veterans among your Shetzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shetzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Shetzer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Shetzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Shetzer in 1963 was 70, and 71 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shetzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shetzer 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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