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Where is the Shurman family from?
You can see how Shurman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shurman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Shurman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 23 Shurman families living in New York. This was about 51% of all the recorded Shurman's in USA. New York had the highest population of Shurman families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shurman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Shurman. 22% of Shurman men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Shurman women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shurman were Salesman and Clerk. .