Shetzler Family History

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Shetzler 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: Hetzler, Betzler, Hettler, Metzler, Hertzler, Hetzer, Dietzler

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Shetzler Family Origin

Where is the Shetzler family from?

Shetzler Family Occupations

What did your Shetzler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shetzler occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 50% of Shetzler's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer and Trucer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shetzler.

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  • Farm Laborer

    50%
  • Trucer

    50%

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

Shetzler Historical Records

What Shetzler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 77 census records available for the last name Shetzler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shetzler 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 Shetzler

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Shetzler. 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 13 military records available for the last name Shetzler. For the veterans among your Shetzler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shetzler Life Expectancy

What is the average Shetzler lifespan?

Between 1973 and 2003, in the United States, Shetzler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Shetzler in 1973 was 81, and 77 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shetzler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shetzler 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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