Sherod Family History

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Sherod Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Sherrod. Probably also an Americanized form of French Cherot. Compare Shero.

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

Similar surnames: Sherrod, Shero, Herod, Sherrow, Sheron, Shera, Shere, Hero, Herd

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Sherod Family Origin

Where is the Sherod family from?

Sherod Family Occupations

What did your Sherod ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sherod. The most common Sherod occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Sherod's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sherod family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sherod ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sherod Historical Records

What Sherod family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Sherod. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sherod census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 47 immigration records available for the last name Sherod. 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 Card

There are 539 military records available for the last name Sherod. For the veterans among your Sherod ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sherod Life Expectancy

What is the average Sherod lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Sherod life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Sherod in 1950 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sherod

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sherod ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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