Shirar Family History

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Shirar Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: variant of Shearer.

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


Similar surnames: Shirer, Shira, Shirah, Sharer, Sherer, Shera, Shivar, Sharrar, Sharar

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Shirar Family Origin

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Shirar Family Occupations

What did your Shirar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Retired Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shirar. The most common Shirar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Shirar's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Retired Farmer

    33%

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

Shirar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shirar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shirar 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Shirar. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shirar. For the veterans among your Shirar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shirar Life Expectancy

What is the average Shirar lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Shirar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Shirar in 1963 was 77, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shirar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shirar 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.

Famous Shirar Family

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