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Shorrocks Name Meaning

variant of Shorrock with post-medieval excrescent -s.

Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, 2016

Similar surnames: Horrocks, Shorrock, Sharrock, Sherlock, Shryock, Shamrock, Sturrock

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Where is the Shorrocks family from?

You can see how Shorrocks families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shorrocks family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Shorrocks families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 182 Shorrocks families living in Lancashire. This was about 78% of all the recorded Shorrocks's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Shorrocks families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shorrocks surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shorrocks ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Shorrocks. 100% of Shorrocks men worked as a General Labourer and 82% of Shorrocks women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Laundry Worker
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shorrocks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shorrocks census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 219 immigration records available for the last name Shorrocks. 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 Cards

There are 394 military records available for the last name Shorrocks. For the veterans among your Shorrocks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shorrocks lifespan?

Between 1977 and 1984, in the United States, Shorrocks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Shorrocks in 1977 was 83, and 89 in 1984.

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