Sharper Family History

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Sharper Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Harper, Sharer, Shirer, Sherer, Shaker, Shawler, Searer, Starner

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Sharper Family Origin

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Sharper Family Occupations

What did your Sharper ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Boilermaker (Journeyman) and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sharper. A less common occupation for the Sharper family was Gardener. The most common Sharper occupation in the UK was Farmer. 20% of Sharper's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Boilermaker (Journeyman)

    7%
  • Dressmaker

    7%
  • Gardener

    7%

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

Sharper Historical Records

What Sharper family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1891 UK census records for Sharper

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Sharper. 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 Sharper. For the veterans among your Sharper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sharper Life Expectancy

What is the average Sharper lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Sharper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Sharper in 1955 was 53, and 79 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sharper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sharper 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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