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Sharrer Family History

Sharrer Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Scharrer.

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

15,275 Historical Documents with Sharrer on Ancestry.com
3,469 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
783 Military Records
162 Immigration Records
3,510 Census and Voter Lists
7,351 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sharrer Families

  • Number of Sharrer families
     15 - 27
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sharrer families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Sharrer last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Sharrer census records

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Sharrer Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Sharrer families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Sharrer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Sharrer families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Sharrer

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Sharrer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sharrer census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Sharrer ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Sharrer Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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