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Sherrow Name Meaning

Altered form of Scottish and English Shearer .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Sherrod, Sherod, Shero, Sharrow, Sharron, Perrow, Herron, Shearon

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Where is the Sherrow family from?

You can see how Sherrow families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sherrow family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sherrow families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Sherrow families living in Ohio. This was about 67% of all the recorded Sherrow's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Sherrow families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sherrow surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sherrow ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sherrow. 29% of Sherrow men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Sherrow women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sherrow were Farm Laborer and Laundress. .

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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

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Seamstress
    17%
  • Maid
    17%
  • Laundress
    17%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sherrow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sherrow 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 192 immigration records available for the last name Sherrow. 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 682 military records available for the last name Sherrow. For the veterans among your Sherrow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sherrow lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Sherrow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Sherrow in 1946 was 53, and 61 in 2004.

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