Shirah Family History

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Shirah Name Meaning

English and Scottish: Americanized spelling of Shearer. Jewish (Israeli): variant of Shira.

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


Similar surnames: Shira, Shirar, Shirer, Sharrar, Shera, Hirsh, Shirts, Shifman, Sharar

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Shirah Family Origin

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Shirah Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Farm Hand

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shirah family was Farm Laborer. The most common Shirah occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Shirah's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shirah.

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Shirah Historical Records

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Shirah Life Expectancy

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