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Shirey Family History

Shirey Name Meaning
variant of Shirra, a reduced Anglicized form of Mac Séartha ‘son of Geoffrey’ (see Sherry).in the midlands and north, possibly an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Siochfhradha (see Sugrue).

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

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23,955 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,071 Military Records
494 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Shirey Families

  • Number of Shirey families
     161 - 320
     54 - 160
     1 - 53
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Shirey families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Shirey last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Shirey Family Origin

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Shirey Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Shirey

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Shirey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Shirey census records

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Shirey Civil War Service Records

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