Shreffler Family History

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Shreffler Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schreffler.

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

Similar surnames: Sheffler, Shaeffer, Sheffer, Shaffner, Shuffler, Shepler, Shiffler

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Shreffler Family Origin

Where is the Shreffler family from?

Shreffler Family Occupations

What did your Shreffler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shreffler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Shreffler's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shreffler. A less common occupation for the Shreffler family was Cooper.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Cooper


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

Shreffler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Shreffler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shreffler 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 42 immigration records available for the last name Shreffler. 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 Shreffler. For the veterans among your Shreffler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shreffler Life Expectancy

What is the average Shreffler lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Shreffler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Shreffler in 1957 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shreffler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shreffler 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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