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Sherley Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Shirley. Americanized form of Norwegian Sjøli, Sjølie, a habitational name from a farmstead named with sjø ‘sea’, ‘lake’ + li ‘hillside’.

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

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Sherley Family Origin

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Sherley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sherley. A less common occupation for the Sherley family was Farm Laborer. The most common Sherley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Sherley's were Farmers.

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Sherley Historical Records

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Sherley Life Expectancy

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