Schirra Family History

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Schirra Name Meaning

Italian (of Albanian origin): variant of Schiro.

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


Similar surnames: Schira, Schorr, Schor, Sharrar, Sciara, Scherr, Chiara, Chiera

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Schirra Family Origin

Where is the Schirra family from?

Schirra Family Occupations

What did your Schirra ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schirra. 9% of Schirra men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Schirra women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schirra were Retail Salesman and Grocery Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    9%
  • Janitor
    5%
  • Minister
    5%
  • Retail Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Domestic
    23%
  • Bottler
    12%
  • Factory Worker
    12%
  • Grocery Clerk
    12%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Schirra Historical Records

What Schirra family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 752 census records available for the last name Schirra. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schirra census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 176 immigration records available for the last name Schirra. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 449 military records available for the last name Schirra. For the veterans among your Schirra ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schirra Life Expectancy

What is the average Schirra lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Schirra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Schirra in 1961 was 55, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schirra

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schirra ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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