Sheffler Family History

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Sheffler Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): perhaps an occupational name for a shepherd, from Yiddish shof, German Schaf ‘sheep’ + the agent suffix -ler. Americanized spelling of German Scheffler.

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


Similar surnames: Sheffer, Scheffler, Loeffler, Shreffler, Sheckler, Schaeffler

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Sheffler Family Origin

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Sheffler Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Shoemaker

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Sheffler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Sheffler's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sheffler. A less common occupation for the Sheffler family was Shoemaker.

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Sheffler Historical Records

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Sheffler Life Expectancy

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