Shierer Family History

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Shierer Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Schierer, Shirer, Sierer, Sherer, Sheerer, Thierer, Shearer, Scherer

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Shierer Family Origin

Where is the Shierer family from?

Shierer Family Occupations

What did your Shierer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Reporter and Worker In Glass were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shierer. The most common Shierer occupation in the USA was Reporter. 50% of Shierer's were Reporters.

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  • Reporter

  • Worker In Glass


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Shierer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Shierer Historical Records

What Shierer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 214 census records available for the last name Shierer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shierer 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 12 immigration records available for the last name Shierer. 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 13 military records available for the last name Shierer. For the veterans among your Shierer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shierer Life Expectancy

What is the average Shierer lifespan?

Average Shierer life expectancy in 1998 was 77 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 75.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shierer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shierer 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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