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Sherrill Family History

Sherrill Name Meaning
English (Devon): unexplained. Compare Sherrell.

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

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73,380 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,429 Military Records
1,548 Immigration Records
36,270 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Sherrill Families

  • Number of Sherrill families
     197 - 392
     66 - 196
     1 - 65
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sherrill families
     19 - 36
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Sherrill last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Sherrill census records

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Sherrill 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 Sherrill families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Sherrill Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Sherrill 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 Sherrill

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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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Sherrill Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sherrill census records

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Sherrill Civil War Service Records

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