Sherk Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly a variant of English Shark.

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


Similar surnames: Shark, Shera, Shirk, Sherr, Shere, Sher, Shuck, Shek, Sherick, Shenk

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Sherk Family Origin

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Sherk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Going To School

    15%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farmer Son

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sherk. A less common occupation for the Sherk family was Farmer Son. The most common Sherk occupation in Canada was Farmer. 54% of Sherk's were Farmers.

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Sherk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Sherk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Sherk in 1955 was 55, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sherk

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