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Where is the Sheridan family from?
You can see how Sheridan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sheridan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sheridan families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 36 Sheridan families living in New York. This was about 33% of all the recorded Sheridan's in USA. New York had the highest population of Sheridan families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sheridan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sheridan. 13% of Sheridan men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Sheridan women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sheridan were Clerk and Housekeeper. .