Sheckler Family History

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Sheckler Name Meaning

German (usually Scheckeler): Americanized spelling of German Scheckler or Scheckeler, an occupational name for a maker of jackets, especially of heavy jackets or coats, from Middle High German ‘quilted (house)coat’.

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

Similar surnames: Heckler, Seckler, Steckler, Swecker, Beckler, Shecter, Keckler

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Sheckler Family Origin

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Sheckler Family Occupations

What did your Sheckler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sheckler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Sheckler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sheckler family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Carpenter and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sheckler.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Tailor

  • Blacksmith


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

Sheckler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Sheckler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheckler 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 78 immigration records available for the last name Sheckler. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 967 military records available for the last name Sheckler. For the veterans among your Sheckler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheckler Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheckler lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Sheckler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Sheckler in 1960 was 35, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sheckler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheckler 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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