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

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Shera Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Clerk Lumberyard

    4%
  • Dry Goods Store

    4%

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

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Shera Historical Records

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Shera Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shera

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