Shelor Family History

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Shelor Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Scheller or Schüler (see Schuler).

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


Similar surnames: Sheler, Selsor, Sheeler, Shuler, Sheller, Shelp, Shelby, Shepler

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Shelor Family Origin

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Shelor Family Occupations

What did your Shelor ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shelor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Shelor's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shelor family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shelor.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Keeping House

    27%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Shelor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shelor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shelor 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Shelor. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shelor. For the veterans among your Shelor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shelor Life Expectancy

What is the average Shelor lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Shelor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Shelor in 1954 was 31, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shelor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shelor 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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