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Shifflett Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Chifflet, nickname for someone given to scoffing or mocking, from a diminutive of chifle ‘whistle’, ‘mockery’.

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


Similar surnames: Shiflett, Shifflette, Shiflet, Shifflet, Triplett, Shuffler, Shackett

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Shifflett Family Origin

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Shifflett Family Occupations

What did your Shifflett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shifflett family was Farmer And Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shifflett. The most common Shifflett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Shifflett's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farmer And Laborer

    4%

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

Shifflett Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Shifflett ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Shifflett Life Expectancy

What is the average Shifflett lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, Shifflett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Shifflett in 1954 was 24, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shifflett 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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