Shern Family History

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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

What did your Shern ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Labourer

    67%
  • Coffee House Keeper

    33%

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

Shern Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Shern. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shern 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Shern. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shern. For the veterans among your Shern ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shern Life Expectancy

What is the average Shern lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shern

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shern 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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