Sharbaugh Family History

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Sharbaugh Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Scharbach or Schorbach, a habitational name from a place so named, from Middle High German schor ‘dirt’ + bach ‘creek’.

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

Similar surnames: Arbaugh, Surbaugh, Swartzbaugh, Stambaugh, Carbaugh, Sirbaugh

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Sharbaugh Family Origin

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Sharbaugh Family Occupations

What did your Sharbaugh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sharbaugh occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 25% of Sharbaugh's were Cabinet Makers. Cabinet Maker, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sharbaugh. A less common occupation for the Sharbaugh family was Drygood Merchant.

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  • Cabinet Maker

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Drygood Merchant


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

Sharbaugh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 977 census records available for the last name Sharbaugh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sharbaugh census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 46 immigration records available for the last name Sharbaugh. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 242 military records available for the last name Sharbaugh. For the veterans among your Sharbaugh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sharbaugh Life Expectancy

What is the average Sharbaugh lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Sharbaugh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Sharbaugh in 1964 was 75, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sharbaugh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sharbaugh 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.

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