Shifman Family History

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Shifman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Schiffman.

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

Similar surnames: Shiffman, Spilman, Shuman, Sherman, Seidman, Hofman, Sigman, Shimon

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Shifman Family Origin

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Shifman Family Occupations

What did your Shifman ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer


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Shifman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shifman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shifman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Shifman. 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 Shifman. For the veterans among your Shifman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shifman Life Expectancy

What is the average Shifman lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Shifman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Shifman in 1957 was 61, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shifman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shifman 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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