Shanafelt Family History

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Shanafelt Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schönefeldt (see Shaneyfelt).

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


Similar surnames: Shaneyfelt, Shoenfelt, Shankel, Hanawalt, Stansel, Shaner, Stansell

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Shanafelt Family Origin

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Shanafelt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Clerk

    2%
  • Clerk In Shoe Store

    2%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shanafelt. The most common Shanafelt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Shanafelt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shanafelt family was Clerk In Shoe Store.

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Shanafelt Historical Records

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Shanafelt Life Expectancy

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