Sherer Family History

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Sherer Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: variant spelling of Shearer. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Yiddish sherer ‘barber’.

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

Similar surnames: Shirer, Shearer, Scherer, Sharer, Seger, Sheerer, Shermer, Shere

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Sherer Family Origin

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Sherer Family Occupations

What did your Sherer ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Sherer. 34% of Sherer men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Sherer women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sherer were Carder and Shoemaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Assistant
  • Carder

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Maid
  • Shoemaker

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

Sherer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Sherer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sherer 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Sherer. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Sherer. For the veterans among your Sherer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sherer Life Expectancy

What is the average Sherer lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Sherer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Sherer in 1946 was 34, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sherer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sherer 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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