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Sherod Family History

Sherod Name Meaning

Altered form of Sherrod a surname of English and also of ultimate German origin.

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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Where is the Sherod family from?

You can see how Sherod families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sherod family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sherod families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Sherod families living in Tennessee. This was about 21% of all the recorded Sherod's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Sherod families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sherod surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sherod ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sherod. 25% of Sherod men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Sherod women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sherod were Labor and Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farm Laborer
    18%
  • Labor
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    50%
  • Housewife
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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