Shreffner Family History

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Shreffner 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: Reffner, Hoeffner, Heffner, Shreffler, Haeffner, Hoffner, Kleffner

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Shreffner Family Origin

Where is the Shreffner family from?

Shreffner Family Occupations

What did your Shreffner ancestors do for a living?

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

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Shreffner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21 census records available for the last name Shreffner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shreffner 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 4 immigration records available for the last name Shreffner. 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 13 military records available for the last name Shreffner. For the veterans among your Shreffner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shreffner Life Expectancy

What is the average Shreffner lifespan?

Between 1969 and 2003, in the United States, Shreffner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Shreffner in 1969 was 86, and 60 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shreffner 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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