Sherrod Family History

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Sherrod Name Meaning

English: variant of Sherrard. Americanized form of French Cherot ‘wagoner’ (see Shero).

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


Similar surnames: Sherod, Sherrow, Herrod, Shero, Sherron, Sharron, Herod, Sherwood

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Sherrod Family Origin

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Sherrod Family Occupations

What did your Sherrod ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sherrod. 17% of Sherrod men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Sherrod women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sherrod were Farming and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    3%
  • Farming
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    8%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Maid
    7%
  • Cook
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Sherrod Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Sherrod. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sherrod 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 513 immigration records available for the last name Sherrod. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Sherrod. For the veterans among your Sherrod ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sherrod Life Expectancy

What is the average Sherrod lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Sherrod life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Sherrod in 1945 was 43, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sherrod

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sherrod 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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