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Sherer Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: variant spelling of Shearer. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Yiddish sherer ‘barber’.

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


Similar surnames: Shirer, Shearer, Scherer, Sharer, Seger, Sheerer, Shermer, Shere

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Sherer Family Origin

Where is the Sherer family from?

Sherer Family Occupations

What did your Sherer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sherer family was Carpenter. The most common Sherer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Sherer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sherer.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Sherer Historical Records

What Sherer family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Sherer Life Expectancy

What is the average Sherer lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Sherer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Sherer in 1946 was 34, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sherer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sherer 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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