Shere Family History

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Shere Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Shear 1. Indian (Maharashtra); pronounced as two syllables: Hindu (Vani) name, probably from Marathi šera ‘rate’.

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

Similar surnames: Sher, Sherer, Sherr, Shera, Shore, Sheren, Sherk, Shire, Frere, Pere

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Shere Family Origin

Where is the Shere family from?

Shere Family Occupations

What did your Shere ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shere. The most common Shere occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Shere's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shere family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Shere Historical Records

What Shere family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Shere. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shere 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 Shere

Passenger List

There are 735 immigration records available for the last name Shere. 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 712 military records available for the last name Shere. For the veterans among your Shere ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shere Life Expectancy

What is the average Shere lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Shere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Shere in 1962 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shere

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shere 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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