Shearin Family History

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Shearin Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Sheeran.

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


Similar surnames: Sheerin, Shearon, Hearin, Ahearn, Heavrin, Stearn, Sheahan, Spearin

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Shearin Family Origin

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Shearin Family Occupations

What did your Shearin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shearin. The most common Shearin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Shearin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shearin family was Farm Laborer.

View Census data for Shearin | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    63%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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

Shearin Historical Records

What Shearin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shearin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shearin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Shearin

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Shearin. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shearin. For the veterans among your Shearin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shearin Life Expectancy

What is the average Shearin lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Shearin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Shearin in 1952 was 45, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shearin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shearin 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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