Sherrell Family History

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Sherrell Name Meaning

English (Devon): unexplained. There is a farm called Sherrell Farm near Ivybridge in Devon. Compare Sherrill.

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

Similar surnames: Sherrill, Shirrell, Horrell, Shemwell, Herrell, Surrell, Spurrell

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Sherrell Family Origin

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Sherrell Family Occupations

What did your Sherrell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sherrell. A less common occupation for the Sherrell family was Laborer. The most common Sherrell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Sherrell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer


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

Sherrell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Sherrell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sherrell 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 380 immigration records available for the last name Sherrell. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Sherrell. For the veterans among your Sherrell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sherrell Life Expectancy

What is the average Sherrell lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Sherrell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Sherrell in 1949 was 44, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sherrell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sherrell 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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