Shrefler Family History

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Shrefler 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: Hoefler, Shreffler, Hefler, Heller, Wheeler, Hegler, Hefter, Theiler

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Shrefler Family Origin

Where is the Shrefler family from?

Shrefler Family Occupations

What did your Shrefler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shrefler family was Shoe Maker. The most common Shrefler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Shrefler's were Farmers. Farmer and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shrefler.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Shoe Maker


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

Shrefler Historical Records

What Shrefler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 291 census records available for the last name Shrefler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shrefler 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 Shrefler

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Shrefler. 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 62 military records available for the last name Shrefler. For the veterans among your Shrefler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shrefler Life Expectancy

What is the average Shrefler lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Shrefler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Shrefler in 1953 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shrefler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shrefler 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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