Sher Name Meaning

English: variant of Shear 1. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Scher.

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


Similar surnames: Shier, Her, Shen, Shere, Sheer, Shaer, Shew, Asher, Sherr, Shur

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Sher Family Origin

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Sher Family Occupations

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  • Shopkeeper (Deal)

    100%

In 1881, the most common Sher occupation in the UK was Shopkeeper (Deal). 100% of Sher's were Shopkeeper (Deal)s.

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Sher Historical Records

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Sher Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Sher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Sher in 1944 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sher

Famous Sher Family

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