Sherrin Family History

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Sherrin Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Sheering in Essex, probably so called from an unattested Old English personal name, Scear(a), + the suffix -ingas, meaning ‘people, family, or followers of’.

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

Similar surnames: Herring, Herrin, Perrin, Serlin, Herran, Chernin, Sherron, Sherwin

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Sherrin Family Origin

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Sherrin Family Occupations

What did your Sherrin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dairy Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sherrin. 4% of Sherrin men worked as a Dairy Farmer and 36% of Sherrin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sherrin were Cowman and Help Father On Farm

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Dairy Farmer
  • Artist
  • Bus Conductor
  • Cowman

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Help Father On Farm

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

Sherrin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Sherrin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sherrin 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 883 immigration records available for the last name Sherrin. 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 832 military records available for the last name Sherrin. For the veterans among your Sherrin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sherrin Life Expectancy

What is the average Sherrin lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Sherrin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sherrin in 1957 was 42, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sherrin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sherrin 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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