Sherk Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly a variant of English Shark.

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

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Sherk Family Origin

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Sherk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farms

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farms were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sherk. The most common Sherk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Sherk's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sherk family was Keeping House.

Source: Census data for Sherk | Data not to scale

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Sherk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Sherk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Sherk in 1955 was 55, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sherk

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