Sharr Family History

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Sharr Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Scharr.

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


Similar surnames: Pharr, Snarr, Sharp, Shack, Hairr, Sharrar, Garr, Harr, Sharum, Sward

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Sharr Family Origin

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Sharr Family Occupations

What did your Sharr ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter joiner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sharr. 8% of Sharr men worked as a Carpenter joiner and 59% of Sharr women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sharr were Confectioner (cakeman and Civil Servant Clerical

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter joiner
    8%
  • General Labourer
    8%
  • Commerical Artist
    4%
  • Confectioner (cakeman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    59%
  • Belt Packer
    5%
  • Bookeeper shorthand Typist For Mfr Children Onterier
    5%
  • Civil Servant Clerical
    5%

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

Sharr Historical Records

What Sharr family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Sharr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sharr 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 Sharr

Passenger List

There are 402 immigration records available for the last name Sharr. 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 571 military records available for the last name Sharr. For the veterans among your Sharr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sharr Life Expectancy

What is the average Sharr lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Sharr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Sharr in 1964 was 71, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sharr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sharr 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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