Shiedt Family History

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Shiedt 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: Wriedt, Thiede, Tiedt, Hiett, Friedt, Child, Priest, Shields, Shield

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Shiedt Family Origin

Where is the Shiedt family from?

Shiedt Family Occupations

What did your Shiedt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shiedt occupation in the USA was Tailor. 100% of Shiedt's were Tailors.

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  • Tailor


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

Shiedt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 61 census records available for the last name Shiedt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shiedt 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 11 immigration records available for the last name Shiedt. 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 10 military records available for the last name Shiedt. For the veterans among your Shiedt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shiedt Life Expectancy

What is the average Shiedt lifespan?

Average Shiedt life expectancy in 1987 was 80 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 73.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shiedt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shiedt 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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