Sharrar Family History

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Sharrar Name Meaning

Origin unidentified; perhaps a variant of Scottish and English Shearer or English Sharrow, or an Americanized spelling of German Scharrer.

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


Similar surnames: Sharar, Sharrer, Sharrah, Sharrow, Sharrard, Sharer, Shirar, Sharratt

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Sharrar Family Origin

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Sharrar Family Occupations

What did your Sharrar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sharrar. 12% of Sharrar men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Sharrar women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sharrar were New Worker and Instructor

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    12%
  • Carpenter
    5%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • New Worker
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Housework
    10%
  • Instructor
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Sharrar Historical Records

What Sharrar family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sharrar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sharrar 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 70 immigration records available for the last name Sharrar. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 407 military records available for the last name Sharrar. For the veterans among your Sharrar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sharrar Life Expectancy

What is the average Sharrar lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sharrar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sharrar in 1962 was 81, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sharrar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sharrar 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.

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