Shera Family History

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Shera Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Séartha ‘son of Séartha’, a personal name equivalent to English Geoffrey. Compare McSherry. Scottish and Northern English: variant of Shearer.

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

Similar surnames: Shea, Shira, Usher, Sera, Sherer, Shean, Shere, Shirar, Shero, Shead

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Shera Family Origin

Where is the Shera family from?

Shera Family Occupations

What did your Shera ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shera occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Shera's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Clerk Lumberyard were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shera. A less common occupation for the Shera family was Dry Goods Store.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Clerk Lumberyard

  • Dry Goods Store


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

Shera Historical Records

What Shera family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shera. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shera 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 Shera

Passenger List

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

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Shera Life Expectancy

What is the average Shera lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Shera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Shera in 1963 was 81, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shera

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shera 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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