Sharrar Family History

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Sharrar Name Meaning

Origin unidentified; perhaps a variant of Scottish and English Shearer or English Sharrow, or an Americanized spelling of German Scharrer.

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

Similar surnames: Sharar, Sharrer, Sharrah, Sharrow, Sharrard, Sharer, Shirar, Sharratt

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Sharrar Family Origin

Where is the Sharrar family from?

Sharrar Family Occupations

What did your Sharrar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sharrar family was Farm Laborer. The most common Sharrar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Sharrar's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Banker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sharrar.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Banker

  • Farm Laborer


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

Sharrar Historical Records

What Sharrar family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sharrar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sharrar 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 70 immigration records available for the last name Sharrar. 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 407 military records available for the last name Sharrar. For the veterans among your Sharrar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sharrar Life Expectancy

What is the average Sharrar lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sharrar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sharrar in 1962 was 81, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sharrar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sharrar 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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