Sheeran Family History

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Sheeran Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Sheeran, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Sírín ‘descendant of Sírín’, a variant of the personal name Síorán, from a diminutive of síor ‘long-lasting’.

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


Similar surnames: Sheehan, Shera, Heenan, Heelan, Greenan, Shean, Sheen, Sheerin

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Sheeran Family Origin

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Sheeran Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    24%
  • Bricklayers Labourer

    6%
  • Chair Maker

    6%
  • Employed At Home Domestic Work

    6%

In 1881, Labourer, Bricklayers Labourer and Chair Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sheeran. A less common occupation for the Sheeran family was Employed At Home Domestic Work. The most common Sheeran occupation in the UK was Labourer. 24% of Sheeran's were Labourers.

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Sheeran Historical Records

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Sheeran Life Expectancy

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