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Sherratt Name Meaning

English and Scottish: of uncertain origin; probably a variant of Sherrard or of Syrett. However, According to Black, in Scotland Sherratt and its variants are forms of Sherwood.

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

Similar surnames: Sharratt, Sherritt, Sherrard, Surratt, Sharrett, Seratt, Herriott

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Where is the Sherratt family from?

You can see how Sherratt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sherratt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sherratt families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Sherratt family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Sherratt's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Sherratt families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sherratt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sherratt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sherratt. 15% of Sherratt men worked as a Proprietor and 50% of Sherratt women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sherratt were Laborer and Proprietor.

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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

  • Proprietor
  • Clerk
  • Miner
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
  • Proprietor
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sherratt. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Sherratt. For the veterans among your Sherratt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sherratt lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Sherratt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sherratt in 1956 was 46, and 89 in 2004.

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