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Sherry Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McSherry, Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Searraigh ‘son of Searrach’, a personal name based on searrach ‘foal’. It is sometimes ‘translated’ as Foley. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Séartha ‘son of Geoffrey’ (see McSherry).

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


Similar surnames: Sheehy, Shirey, Sharry, Terry, Merry, Berry, Sheedy, Heery, Wharry

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Sherry Family Origin

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Sherry Family Occupations

What did your Sherry ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Sherry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Sherry's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sherry. A less common occupation for the Sherry family was Carpenter.

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Sherry Historical Records

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Sherry Life Expectancy

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