Shurman Family History

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Shurman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schuermann. Variant of English Sherman.

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


Similar surnames: Sherman, Schurman, Shuman, Sharman, Sturman, Surman, Furman, Burman

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Shurman Family Origin

Where is the Shurman family from?

Shurman Family Occupations

What did your Shurman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shurman family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shurman. The most common Shurman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Shurman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Shurman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shurman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shurman 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 Shurman

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Shurman. 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 Shurman. For the veterans among your Shurman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shurman Life Expectancy

What is the average Shurman lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Shurman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Shurman in 1956 was 43, and 96 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shurman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shurman 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 Shurman Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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