Shaer Family History

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Shaer Name Meaning

Muslim: probably from a personal name based on Persian sher ‘lion’. Sher Shah ‘king of the lions’ was a Delhi sultan (1540–45). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Yiddish shayer ‘barn’.

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


Similar surnames: Shier, Sher, Shirer, Shor, Haar, Haber, Haer, Shapero, Hader, Speer

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Shaer Family Origin

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Shaer Family Occupations

What did your Shaer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Farmer and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shaer. The most common Shaer occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 30% of Shaer's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Shaer family was Ex Co. Judge.

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  • Carpenter

    30%
  • Farmer

    30%
  • Day Laborer

    10%
  • Ex Co. Judge

    10%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Shaer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Shaer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shaer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shaer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Shaer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shaer. For the veterans among your Shaer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shaer Life Expectancy

What is the average Shaer lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Shaer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Shaer in 1964 was 69, and 36 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shaer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shaer 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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