Shifflette Family History

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Shifflette Name Meaning

North American spelling of French Chifflet (see Shifflett). The spelling -ette is not a feminine form, but a spelling prompted by the continuing pronunciation of final -t in Canadian French surnames after it had become silent in ordinary French vocabulary words.

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

Similar surnames: Sublette, Shifflett, Nicolette, Shiflett, Boulette, Pichette

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Shifflette Family Origin

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Shifflette Family Occupations

What did your Shifflette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cashier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Shifflette. 18% of Shifflette men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Shifflette women worked as a Cashier. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shifflette were Farm Hand and Clerical Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Farm Hand

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cashier
  • House Keep
  • House Keeper
  • Clerical Clerk

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

Shifflette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 830 census records available for the last name Shifflette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shifflette 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 42 immigration records available for the last name Shifflette. 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 586 military records available for the last name Shifflette. For the veterans among your Shifflette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shifflette Life Expectancy

What is the average Shifflette lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Shifflette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Shifflette in 1966 was 88, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shifflette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shifflette 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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