Sherfey Family History

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Sherfey Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Compare Sherfy.

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


Similar surnames: Sherfy, Sheffey, Shewey, Shetley, Sheesley, Shatney, Seeney, Sheren

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Sherfey Family Origin

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Sherfey Family Occupations

What did your Sherfey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sherfey. 13% of Sherfey men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Sherfey women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sherfey were Clerk and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    18%
  • Waitress
    9%
  • Beautician
    6%
  • Bookkeeper
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Sherfey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Sherfey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sherfey 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 58 immigration records available for the last name Sherfey. 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 684 military records available for the last name Sherfey. For the veterans among your Sherfey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sherfey Life Expectancy

What is the average Sherfey lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Sherfey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Sherfey in 1961 was 64, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sherfey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sherfey 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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