Shirah Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Shirah Name Meaning

English and Scottish: Americanized spelling of Shearer. Jewish (Israeli): variant of Shira.

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


Similar surnames: Shira, Shirar, Shirer, Sharrar, Shera, Hirsh, Shirts, Shifman, Sharar

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Shirah Family Origin

Where is the Shirah family from?

SHOW MORE

Shirah Family Occupations

What did your Shirah ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    60%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Farm Hand

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shirah. The most common Shirah occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Shirah's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shirah family was Farm Laborer.

Source: Census data for Shirah | Data not to scale

Shirah Historical Records

What Shirah family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Shirah ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Shirah

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Shirah Life Expectancy

What is the average Shirah lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shirah 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Shirah Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Look up another name