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Sheeran Family History

Sheeran Name Meaning
Irish: reduced form of O’Sheeran, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Sírín ‘descendant of Sírín’, a variant of the personal name Síorán, from a diminutive of síor ‘long-lasting’.

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

45,960 Historical Documents with Sheeran on Ancestry.com
17,920 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,940 Military Records
2,076 Immigration Records
10,566 Census and Voter Lists
13,458 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sheeran Families

  • Number of Sheeran families
     35 - 68
     12 - 34
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sheeran families
     31 - 59
     11 - 30
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Sheeran families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Sheeran census records

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Sheeran Family Origin

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Sheeran Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Sheeran

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Sheeran Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sheeran census records

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Sheeran Civil War Service Records

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