Sherrard Family History

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Sherrard Name Meaning

English and Irish: of uncertain origin; probably a derivative of Middle English shere ‘bright’, ‘fair’, with the addition of the Anglo-Norman French pejorative suffix -ard. It has been established in County Derry, Ireland, since the 17th century.

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


Similar surnames: Sheard, Sherratt, Seward, Sharrar, Shearer, Sherrin, Sheward

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Sherrard Family Origin

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Sherrard Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Farmer Son

    18%
  • Marble Cutter

    18%
  • Laborer

    9%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Sherrard family was Laborer. The most common Sherrard occupation in Canada was Farmer. 45% of Sherrard's were Farmers. Farmer, Farmer Son and Marble Cutter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sherrard.

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Sherrard Life Expectancy

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