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Sherer Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: variant spelling of Shearer. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Yiddish sherer ‘barber’.

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


Similar surnames: Shirer, Shearer, Scherer, Sharer, Seger, Sheerer, Shermer, Shere

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Sherer Family Origin

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Sherer Family Occupations

What did your Sherer ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sherer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Annuitant

    6%
  • Button Polisher

    6%
  • Carman

    6%
  • Carpenter & Joiner

    6%

In 1881, Annuitant, Button Polisher and Carman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sherer. A less common occupation for the Sherer family was Carpenter & Joiner. The most common Sherer occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 6% of Sherer's were Annuitants.

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Sherer Historical Records

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Sherer Life Expectancy

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