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Mcsherry Name Meaning

Irish (southern Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Searraigh ‘son of Searrach’, a personal name based on searrach ‘foal’. It is sometimes further Anglicized as Foley. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Séartha ‘son of Séartha’, a personal name equivalent to English Geoffrey. This was the patronymic surname adopted by a County Cork family of Welsh origin, formerly named Hodnett. Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Siridh ‘son of Siridh’, a personal name of Old Norse origin, either from the male name Sigfrid or Sigurðr or from the female Sigfríðr. The first element in each is sigr ‘victory’, while the final elements are, respectively, frid ‘peace’, vörðr ‘guardian’, and fríðr ‘fair’, ‘beautiful’.

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

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Mcsherry Family Origin

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Mcsherry Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Miner

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcsherry family was Miner. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcsherry. The most common Mcsherry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Mcsherry's were Farmers.

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Mcsherry Life Expectancy

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