Shern Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of a Slavic nickname meaning ‘black’, e.g. Czech Cerný (see Cerny).

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


Similar surnames: Shein, Cherne, Shirk, Stern, Sheck, Shero, Shen, Shain, Sheron, Ahern

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Shern Family Origin

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Shern Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Druggist

    10%
  • Farms

    10%
  • Hotel Keeper

    10%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shern family was Hotel Keeper. Farmer, Druggist and Farms were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shern. The most common Shern occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Shern's were Farmers.

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Shern Historical Records

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Shern Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Shern life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Shern in 1963 was 76, and 91 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shern

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