Sherrill Family History

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Sherrill Name Meaning

English (Devon): unexplained. Compare Sherrell.

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

Similar surnames: Sherrell, Shirrell, Sherriff, Horrell, Verrill, Spurrell, Averill

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Sherrill Family Origin

Where is the Sherrill family from?

Sherrill Family Occupations

What did your Sherrill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sherrill. The most common Sherrill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Sherrill's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sherrill family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Sherrill Historical Records

What Sherrill family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Sherrill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sherrill 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Sherrill. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Sherrill. For the veterans among your Sherrill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sherrill Life Expectancy

What is the average Sherrill lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Sherrill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Sherrill in 1943 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sherrill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sherrill 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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