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Shero Family History

Shero Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Giraud . The surname was brought to North America from Germany and the initial G- was altered to Sh- according to German pronunciation.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Sherod, Shera, Suero, Haro, Hero, Pero, Usher, Shere, Shern, Herod

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Where is the Shero family from?

You can see how Shero families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shero family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Shero families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Shero families living in New York. This was about 67% of all the recorded Shero's in USA. New York had the highest population of Shero families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shero surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shero ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Shero. 32% of Shero men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Shero women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shero were Salesman and Saleslady. .

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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

  • Laborer
    32%
  • New Worker
    14%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Saleslady
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Shero. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shero 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 211 immigration records available for the last name Shero. 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 400 military records available for the last name Shero. For the veterans among your Shero ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shero lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Shero life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Shero in 1944 was 52, and 85 in 2004.

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