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Sherwin Name Meaning

English: nickname for a swift runner, from Middle English schere(n) ‘to shear’ + wind ‘wind’.

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


Similar surnames: Sherrin, Sherman, Shean, Sherlin, Sherin, Perrin, Shelton, Verdin

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Sherwin Family Origin

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Sherwin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • School

    35%
  • Laboror

    9%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1881, the most common Sherwin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Sherwin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sherwin family was Carpenter. Farmer, School and Laboror were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sherwin.

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Sherwin Historical Records

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Sherwin Life Expectancy

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