Sheerin Family History

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Sheerin Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Sheeran.

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

Similar surnames: Shearin, Shearon, Sheeran, Hearin, Sheron, Sheerer, Sheen, Sheer

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Sheerin Family Origin

Where is the Sheerin family from?

Sheerin Family Occupations

What did your Sheerin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sheerin occupation in the USA was Laborer. 26% of Sheerin's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Sheerin family was Day Laborer. Laborer, Brick Mason and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sheerin.

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  • Laborer

  • Brick Mason

  • Clerk

  • Day Laborer


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

Sheerin Historical Records

What Sheerin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Sheerin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheerin 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Sheerin. 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 Sheerin. For the veterans among your Sheerin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheerin Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheerin lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Sheerin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Sheerin in 1947 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sheerin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheerin 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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