Shideler Family History

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Shideler Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Scheidler.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Shidler, Shindler, Sheler, Sidener, Fidler, Shadley, Shimel, Shissler

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Shideler Family Origin

Where is the Shideler family from?

Shideler Family Occupations

What did your Shideler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shideler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Shideler's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shideler. A less common occupation for the Shideler family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Shideler Historical Records

What Shideler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shideler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shideler 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 257 immigration records available for the last name Shideler. 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 846 military records available for the last name Shideler. For the veterans among your Shideler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shideler Life Expectancy

What is the average Shideler lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Shideler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Shideler in 1954 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shideler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shideler 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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