Shern Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of a Slavic nickname meaning ‘black’, e.g. Czech Cerný (see Cerny).

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


Similar surnames: Shein, Cherne, Shirk, Stern, Sheck, Shero, Shen, Shain, Sheron, Ahern

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Shern Family Origin

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Shern Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    67%
  • Coffee House Keeper

    33%

In 1881, the most common Shern occupation in the UK was Labourer. 67% of Shern's were Labourers. Labourer and Coffee House Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shern.

Source: Census data for Shern | Data not to scale

Shern Historical Records

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Shern Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Shern life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Shern in 1963 was 76, and 91 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shern

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