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Sharlow Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Chaloux . Possibly also an altered form of English Shardlow .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Harlow, Sharrow, Barlow, Thurlow, Farlow, Harrow, Barrow, Marlow

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Where is the Sharlow family from?

You can see how Sharlow families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sharlow family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sharlow families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Sharlow families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Sharlow's in USA. New York had the highest population of Sharlow families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sharlow surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sharlow ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sharlow. 44% of Sharlow men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Sharlow women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sharlow were New Worker and Nurse. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Farm Laborer
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Secretary
  • Machine Operator
  • Nurse
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 224 immigration records available for the last name Sharlow. 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 479 military records available for the last name Sharlow. For the veterans among your Sharlow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sharlow lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Sharlow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Sharlow in 1954 was 36, and 73 in 2004.

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