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Shetter Family History

Shetter Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schetter .

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

Similar surnames: Shecter, Shutter, Shetler, Sheler, Yetter, Fetter, Setter, Stetter

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Where is the Shetter family from?

You can see how Shetter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shetter family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Shetter families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 31 Shetter families living in London. This was about 32% of all the recorded Shetter's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Shetter families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shetter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shetter ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Shetter. 100% of Shetter women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Shetter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shetter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 193 immigration records available for the last name Shetter. 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 Cards

There are 640 military records available for the last name Shetter. For the veterans among your Shetter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shetter lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Shetter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Shetter in 1949 was 29, and 69 in 2004.

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