Sharber Family History

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Sharber Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Scharber.

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

Similar surnames: Sharrer, Sarber, Shafer, Shader, Sharrar, Shaffer, Sparber, Shafter

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Sharber Family Origin

Where is the Sharber family from?

Sharber Family Occupations

What did your Sharber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sharber family was Physician. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sharber. The most common Sharber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Sharber's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Physician


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

Sharber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Sharber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sharber 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 87 immigration records available for the last name Sharber. 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 410 military records available for the last name Sharber. For the veterans among your Sharber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sharber Life Expectancy

What is the average Sharber lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Sharber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Sharber in 1956 was 45, and 65 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sharber 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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