Shieter Family History

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Shieter 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: Shorter, Shier, Schieber, Shuster, Schierer, Spieler, Spieker

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Shieter Family Origin

Where is the Shieter family from?

Shieter Family Occupations

What did your Shieter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shieter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Shieter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Shieter Historical Records

What Shieter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 43 census records available for the last name Shieter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shieter 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 18 immigration records available for the last name Shieter. 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 3 military records available for the last name Shieter. For the veterans among your Shieter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shieter Life Expectancy

What is the average Shieter lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shieter 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shieter

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