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Sherron Family History

Sherron Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English Sherrin.

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


Similar surnames: Sherbon, Herron, Sherrin, Sherrod, Sheron, Sherin, Sheren, Herrin

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Where is the Sherron family from?

You can see how Sherron families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sherron family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sherron families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Sherron families living in Tennessee. This was about 33% of all the recorded Sherron's in the USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Sherron families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sherron surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sherron ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sherron. 33% of Sherron men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Sherron women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sherron were Truck Driver and Operator.

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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
    33%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Operator
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Operator
    9%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Sherron. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sherron 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 505 immigration records available for the last name Sherron. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sherron. For the veterans among your Sherron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sherron lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Sherron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Sherron in 1959 was 50, and 67 in 2004.

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