Sharrer Family History

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Sharrer Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Scharrer.

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

Similar surnames: Sharrar, Sharber, Sherrer, Shaner, Shader, Shaffer, Shafer, Shafter

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Sharrer Family Origin

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Sharrer Family Occupations

What did your Sharrer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sharrer. A less common occupation for the Sharrer family was Boat Builder. The most common Sharrer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Sharrer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Boat Builder


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

Sharrer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sharrer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sharrer 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 197 immigration records available for the last name Sharrer. 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 843 military records available for the last name Sharrer. For the veterans among your Sharrer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sharrer Life Expectancy

What is the average Sharrer lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Sharrer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Sharrer in 1940 was 38, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sharrer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sharrer 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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