Shreffer Family History

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Shreffer 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: Sheffer, Shreffler, Shaeffer, Reifer, Huffer, Pfeffer, Reffner

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Shreffer Family Origin

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Shreffer Family Occupations

What did your Shreffer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer and Mf. Wooden Casket were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shreffer. The most common Shreffer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Shreffer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Mf. Wooden Casket


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

Shreffer Historical Records

What Shreffer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 108 census records available for the last name Shreffer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shreffer 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 7 immigration records available for the last name Shreffer. 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 20 military records available for the last name Shreffer. For the veterans among your Shreffer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shreffer Life Expectancy

What is the average Shreffer lifespan?

Average Shreffer life expectancy in 1974 was 57 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shreffer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shreffer 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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