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Sherry Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McSherry, Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Searraigh ‘son of Searrach’, a personal name based on searrach ‘foal’. It is sometimes ‘translated’ as Foley. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Séartha ‘son of Geoffrey’ (see McSherry).

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


Similar surnames: Sheehy, Shirey, Sharry, Terry, Merry, Berry, Sheedy, Heery, Wharry

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Sherry Family Origin

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Sherry Family Occupations

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

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  • Labourer

    6%
  • Housekeeper

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Labourer, Housekeeper and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sherry. The most common Sherry occupation in the UK was Labourer. 6% of Sherry's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Sherry family was Agricultural Labourer.

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Sherry Historical Records

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Sherry Life Expectancy

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