Shrear Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Shrear 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: Shear, Crear, Grear, O'rear, Threat, Frear, Rear, Bear, Hearn, Real

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Shrear Family Origin

Where is the Shrear family from?

Shrear Family Occupations

What did your Shrear ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shrear occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Shrear's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shrear.

View Census data for Shrear | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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

Shrear Historical Records

What Shrear family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 78 census records available for the last name Shrear. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shrear 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 Shrear

Passenger List

There are 9 immigration records available for the last name Shrear. 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.

View all Shrear immigration records

Draft Card

There are 18 military records available for the last name Shrear. For the veterans among your Shrear ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Shrear military records

You've only scratched the surface of Shrear family history.

Shrear Life Expectancy

What is the average Shrear lifespan?

Between 1984 and 1999, in the United States, Shrear life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Shrear in 1984 was 67, and 83 in 1999.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shrear

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shrear 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 Shrear Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name