Shirey Family History

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Shirey Name Meaning

variant of Shirra, a reduced Anglicized form of Mac Séartha ‘son of Geoffrey’ (see Sherry). in the midlands and north, possibly an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Siochfhradha (see Sugrue).

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


Similar surnames: Sliney, Shiley, Shirer, Shirley, Shigley, Sharry, Sherley, Swire

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Shirey Family Origin

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Shirey Family Occupations

What did your Shirey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shirey. The most common Shirey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Shirey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shirey family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farming

    5%

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Shirey Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Shirey ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Shirey Life Expectancy

What is the average Shirey lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, Shirey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Shirey in 1945 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

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