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

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Shaer Family Origin

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Shaer Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    30%
  • Farmer

    30%
  • Day Laborer

    10%
  • Ex Co. Judge

    10%

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

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Shaer Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shaer

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