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Sherick Family History

Sherick Name Meaning

English: variant of Sharrock. Americanized form of German Scherich, a variant of Scheurich.

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


Similar surnames: Sharick, Sherrick, Shedrick, Herwick, Derick, Scherich, Shuck, Sherin

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Where is the Sherick family from?

You can see how Sherick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sherick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sherick families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Sherick families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 47% of all the recorded Sherick's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Sherick families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sherick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sherick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sherick. 22% of Sherick men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Sherick women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sherick were Sprayer and Secretary.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Sprayer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    15%
  • House Wife
    15%
  • Nurse
    15%
  • Secretary
    15%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sherick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sherick census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 224 immigration records available for the last name Sherick. 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 Cards

There are 498 military records available for the last name Sherick. For the veterans among your Sherick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sherick lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Sherick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Sherick in 1950 was 23, and 74 in 2004.

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