Shirer Family History

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Shirer Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: variant of Shearer. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a barber, a Yiddish dialect variant of Sherer 2.

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


Similar surnames: Sherer, Shier, Sharer, Shirar, Shimer, Sher, Hiter, Storer, Shire

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Shirer Family Origin

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Shirer Family Occupations

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  • Auctioneer House & Estate Agent

    13%
  • Butler

    13%
  • Clerk Retired

    13%
  • Draper

    13%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Shirer family was Draper. The most common Shirer occupation in the UK was Auctioneer House & Estate Agent. 13% of Shirer's were Auctioneer House & Estate Agents. Auctioneer House & Estate Agent, Butler and Clerk Retired were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shirer.

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Shirer Historical Records

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Shirer Life Expectancy

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