Shiefer Family History

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Shiefer 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: Kiefer, Schiefer, Liefer, Hoefer, Thierer, Siefer, Shaefer, Giefer

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Shiefer Family Origin

Where is the Shiefer family from?

Shiefer Family Occupations

What did your Shiefer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Shiefer occupation in Canada was Servant. 100% of Shiefer's were Servants.

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  • Servant


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

Shiefer Historical Records

What Shiefer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 227 census records available for the last name Shiefer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shiefer 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 19 immigration records available for the last name Shiefer. 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 29 military records available for the last name Shiefer. For the veterans among your Shiefer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shiefer Life Expectancy

What is the average Shiefer lifespan?

Between 1970 and 1995, in the United States, Shiefer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Shiefer in 1970 was 31, and 97 in 1995.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shiefer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shiefer 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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