Shiffman Family History

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Shiffman Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized spelling of Schiffman.

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


Similar surnames: Shifman, Schiffman, Sherman, Hoffman, Spielman, Kauffman, Hofman

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Shiffman Family Origin

Where is the Shiffman family from?

Shiffman Family Occupations

What did your Shiffman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and Liquor Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shiffman. The most common Shiffman occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Shiffman's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Shiffman family was Manufacturer Of Bedding.

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Liquor Dealer

    25%
  • Manufacturer Of Bedding

    25%

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

Shiffman Historical Records

What Shiffman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shiffman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shiffman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Shiffman

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Shiffman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shiffman. For the veterans among your Shiffman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shiffman Life Expectancy

What is the average Shiffman lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Shiffman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Shiffman in 1957 was 57, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shiffman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shiffman 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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