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Sherburne Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): habitational name from any of various places, for example in Durham and Yorkshire, so called from Old English scir ‘bright’ + burna ‘stream’. (In southern English dialects, burna became modern bourne, and Sherborne in Dorset is one of several places so called.) Americanized form of French Charbon (see Jarboe) or Charbonneau.

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


Similar surnames: Shelburne, Melbourne, Hepburn, Swinburne, Redburn, Herbert, Shadburn

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Sherburne Family Origin

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Sherburne Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    25%
  • Cotton Sizer

    25%
  • Grocer

    25%
  • House Painter

    25%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Cotton Sizer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sherburne. The most common Sherburne occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 25% of Sherburne's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Sherburne family was House Painter.

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Sherburne Historical Records

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Sherburne Life Expectancy

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