Sherburne Family History

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Sherburne Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): habitational name from any of various places, for example in Durham and Yorkshire, so called from Old English scir ‘bright’ + burna ‘stream’. (In southern English dialects, burna became modern bourne, and Sherborne in Dorset is one of several places so called.) Americanized form of French Charbon (see Jarboe) or Charbonneau.

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


Similar surnames: Shelburne, Melbourne, Hepburn, Swinburne, Redburn, Herbert, Shadburn

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Sherburne Family Origin

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Sherburne Family Occupations

What did your Sherburne ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sherburne family was Grocer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sherburne. The most common Sherburne occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Sherburne's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Grocer

    2%

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

Sherburne Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sherburne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sherburne 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sherburne. 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 Sherburne. For the veterans among your Sherburne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sherburne Life Expectancy

What is the average Sherburne lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Sherburne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Sherburne in 1953 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sherburne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sherburne 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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