Sheeran Family History

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Sheeran Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Sheeran, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Sírín ‘descendant of Sírín’, a variant of the personal name Síorán, from a diminutive of síor ‘long-lasting’.

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


Similar surnames: Sheehan, Shera, Heenan, Heelan, Greenan, Shean, Sheen, Sheerin

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Sheeran Family Origin

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Sheeran Family Occupations

What did your Sheeran ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sheeran family was Keeping House. Laborer, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sheeran. The most common Sheeran occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Sheeran's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    22%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Sheeran Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Sheeran ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Sheeran Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheeran lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, Sheeran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sheeran in 1947 was 41, and 69 in 2004.

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United States

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