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Where is the Sherwin family from?
You can see how Sherwin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sherwin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sherwin families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 29 Sherwin families living in Vermont. This was about 31% of all the recorded Sherwin's in the USA. Vermont had the highest population of Sherwin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sherwin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sherwin. 12% of Sherwin men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Sherwin women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sherwin were Clerk and Teacher.