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Sharbaugh Family History

Sharbaugh Name Meaning
Americanized form of German Scharbach or Schorbach, a habitational name from a place so named, from Middle High German schor ‘dirt’ + bach ‘creek’.

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

6,378 Historical Documents with Sharbaugh on Ancestry
1,092 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
186 Military Records
32 Immigration Records
974 Census and Voter Lists
4,094 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sharbaugh Families

  • Number of Sharbaugh families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Sharbaugh last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Sharbaugh Family Origin

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Sharbaugh Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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