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Sherin Family History

Sherin Name Meaning

English: variant of Sherrin.

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

Similar surnames: Sheren, Sheron, Sherlin, Sherk, Herrin, Sherwin, Shera, Herin

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Where is the Sherin family from?

You can see how Sherin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sherin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sherin families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Sherin family living in Indiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Sherin's in the USA. Indiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Sherin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sherin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sherin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sherin. 22% of Sherin men worked as a Salesman and 20% of Sherin women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sherin were Clerk and School Teacher.

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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

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Saleslady
  • Maid
  • School Teacher
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Sherin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sherin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sherin. 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 776 military records available for the last name Sherin. For the veterans among your Sherin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sherin lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Sherin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Sherin in 1959 was 51, and 85 in 2004.

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