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Sharer Family History

Sharer Name Meaning

English: variant of Shearer . Americanized form of German Scherer .

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


Similar surnames: Sherer, Shirer, Shearer, Sharper, Sharar, Shaker, Sharrar, Searer

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Where is the Sharer family from?

You can see how Sharer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sharer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sharer families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 20 Sharer families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 41% of all the recorded Sharer's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Sharer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sharer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sharer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sharer. 21% of Sharer men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Sharer women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sharer were Clerk and Clerk. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    16%
  • Housewife
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Clerk
    10%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Sharer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sharer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 576 immigration records available for the last name Sharer. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Sharer. For the veterans among your Sharer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sharer lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Sharer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Sharer in 1953 was 38, and 70 in 2004.

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