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Shearin Family History

Shearin Name Meaning
Irish: variant spelling of Sheeran.

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

105,307 Historical Documents with Shearin on Ancestry.com
16,264 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,327 Military Records
857 Immigration Records
8,763 Census and Voter Lists
77,096 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Shearin Families

  • Number of Shearin families
     47 - 91
     16 - 46
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Shearin families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Shearin families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Shearin census records

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Shearin 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 Shearin 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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Shearin Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Shearin 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 Shearin

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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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Shearin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Shearin census records

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

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

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Shearin Civil War Service Records

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

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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