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Sharon Family History

Sharon Surname Meaning

Jewish (Israeli): modern Hebrew name from a Biblical placename. Americanized form of French Charron a metonymic occupational name for a cartwright.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Aaron, Haro, Varon, Shannon, Starin, Sarin, Garon, Huron, Wharton

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Where is the Sharon family from?

You can see how Sharon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sharon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sharon families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 10 Sharon families living in Glamorgan. This was about 48% of all the recorded Sharon's in United Kingdom. Glamorgan had the highest population of Sharon families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sharon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sharon 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 Sharon. 100% of Sharon men worked as a General Labourer and 100% of Sharon 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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Sharon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sharon 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sharon. 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 Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Sharon. For the veterans among your Sharon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sharon lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Sharon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Sharon in 1955 was 57, and 77 in 2004.

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