Shifflett Family History

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Shifflett Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Chifflet, nickname for someone given to scoffing or mocking, from a diminutive of chifle ‘whistle’, ‘mockery’.

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


Similar surnames: Shiflett, Shifflette, Shiflet, Shifflet, Triplett, Shuffler, Shackett

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Shifflett Family Origin

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Shifflett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farmer And Laborer

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shifflett family was Farmer And Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shifflett. The most common Shifflett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Shifflett's were Farmers.

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Shifflett Historical Records

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Shifflett Life Expectancy

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