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

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Sherburne Family Origin

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Sherburne Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Grocer

    2%

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

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Sherburne Historical Records

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Sherburne Life Expectancy

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