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Sharlow Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of English Shardlow, a habitational name from Shardlow in Derbyshire, so named from Old English sceard ‘notch’, ‘indentation’ + hlaw ‘mound’.

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


Similar surnames: Harlow, Sharrow, Barlow, Thurlow, Farlow, Harrow, Barrow, Marlow

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Sharlow Family Origin

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Sharlow Family Occupations

What did your Sharlow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sharlow family was Boiler Maker. Laborer, Farmer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sharlow. The most common Sharlow occupation in the USA was Laborer. 32% of Sharlow's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    32%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Painter

    9%
  • Boiler Maker

    5%

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Sharlow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sharlow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sharlow 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sharlow. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sharlow. For the veterans among your Sharlow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sharlow Life Expectancy

What is the average Sharlow lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Sharlow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Sharlow in 1954 was 36, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sharlow 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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