Sharpe Family History

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Sharpe Name Meaning

Mainly Irish: variant of Sharp.

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

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Sharpe Family Origin

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Sharpe Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sharpe. A less common occupation for the Sharpe family was Farm Laborer. The most common Sharpe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Sharpe's were Farmers.

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Sharpe Historical Records

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Sharpe Life Expectancy

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Famous Sharpe Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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