Shera Family History

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Shera Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Séartha ‘son of Séartha’, a personal name equivalent to English Geoffrey. Compare McSherry. Scottish and Northern English: variant of Shearer.

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


Similar surnames: Shea, Shira, Usher, Sera, Sherer, Shean, Shere, Shirar, Shero, Shead

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Shera Family Origin

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Shera Family Occupations

What did your Shera ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Pedlar and Private Means were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Shera. 34% of Shera men worked as a Pedlar and 43% of Shera women worked as a Private Means. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shera were Motor Works Fitter Qualified Mechanic and Domestic Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Pedlar
    34%
  • Doctor Of Medicine
    17%
  • Engineer general Manager Asphalters Paviors Road Surface Materials Manufactures layers
    17%
  • Motor Works Fitter Qualified Mechanic
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Private Means
    43%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    43%
  • Domestic Cook
    15%

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

Shera Historical Records

What Shera family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Shera. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shera census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 591 immigration records available for the last name Shera. 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 521 military records available for the last name Shera. For the veterans among your Shera ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shera Life Expectancy

What is the average Shera lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Shera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Shera in 1963 was 81, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shera

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shera 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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