Shierry Family History

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Shierry 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: Sherry, Thierry, Cherry, Shier, Shirey, Sierra, Shiers, Wherry

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Shierry Family Origin

Where is the Shierry family from?

Shierry Family Occupations

What did your Shierry ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shierry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Shierry's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shierry.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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

Shierry Historical Records

What Shierry family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 163 census records available for the last name Shierry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shierry census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Shierry

Passenger List

There are 31 immigration records available for the last name Shierry. 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 19 military records available for the last name Shierry. For the veterans among your Shierry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shierry Life Expectancy

What is the average Shierry lifespan?

Between 1966 and 1994, in the United States, Shierry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Shierry in 1966 was 73, and 82 in 1994.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shierry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shierry 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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