Sheerer Family History

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Sheerer Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Shearer. Possibly an Americanized form of German Schürer, a southern variant of Scheurer.

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

Similar surnames: Sheeder, Sherer, Sherrer, Sheeler, Seeger, Schearer, Shearer, Shirer

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Sheerer Family Origin

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Sheerer Family Occupations

What did your Sheerer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sheerer family was Laborer. The most common Sheerer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Sheerer's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sheerer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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

Sheerer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Sheerer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheerer 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 259 immigration records available for the last name Sheerer. 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 565 military records available for the last name Sheerer. For the veterans among your Sheerer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheerer Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheerer lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Sheerer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sheerer in 1957 was 56, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sheerer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheerer 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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