Shearman Family History

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Shearman Name Meaning

English: variant of Sherman 1. The surname is also well established in Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Sharman, Shurman, Sherman, Spearman, Dearman, Sweatman, Stearman

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Shearman Family Origin

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Shearman Family Occupations

What did your Shearman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shearman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Shearman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shearman. A less common occupation for the Shearman family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Shearman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shearman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shearman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Shearman. 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 Shearman. For the veterans among your Shearman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shearman Life Expectancy

What is the average Shearman lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Shearman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Shearman in 1956 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shearman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shearman 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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