Shiflett Family History

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Shiflett Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Chifflet (see Shifflett).

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

Similar surnames: Shiflet, Shifflett, Shifflette, Shackett, Shifflet, Shiffer, Shiller

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Shiflett Family Origin

Where is the Shiflett family from?

Shiflett Family Occupations

What did your Shiflett ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and House Keeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Shiflett. 28% of Shiflett men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Shiflett women worked as a House Keeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shiflett were Carpenter and Family Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • House Keeper
  • Housekeeper
  • Family W
  • Family Worker

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

Shiflett Historical Records

What Shiflett family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Shiflett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shiflett 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 232 immigration records available for the last name Shiflett. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Shiflett. For the veterans among your Shiflett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shiflett Life Expectancy

What is the average Shiflett lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Shiflett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Shiflett in 1941 was 33, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shiflett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shiflett 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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