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Sheridan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Sirideáin ‘descendant of Sirideán’, a personal name of uncertain origin, possibly akin to sirim ‘to seek’.

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

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Sheridan Family Origin

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Sheridan Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sheridan family was Carpenter. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sheridan. The most common Sheridan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 16% of Sheridan's were Laborers.

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Sheridan Life Expectancy

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