Shoffner Family History

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Shoffner Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schaffner.

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


Similar surnames: Shofner, Shaffner, Shuffler, Hoffner, Shaffer, Stoffer, Shoener

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Shoffner Family Origin

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Shoffner Family Occupations

What did your Shoffner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shoffner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Shoffner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shoffner family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shoffner.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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Shoffner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Shoffner Life Expectancy

What is the average Shoffner lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Shoffner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Shoffner in 1953 was 57, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shoffner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shoffner 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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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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