Sherrock Family History

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Sherrock Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Sherlock, Sharrock, Sherrick, Shorrock, Herrick, Shedlock, Shryock

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Sherrock Family Origin

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Sherrock Family Occupations

What did your Sherrock ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Butcher and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sherrock. 16% of Sherrock men worked as a Butcher and 59% of Sherrock women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sherrock were Convasser and Dressmaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Butcher
    16%
  • Colliery Engine Binder (above)
    8%
  • Colliery Foreman (retired)
    8%
  • Convasser
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    59%
  • Char Work
    6%
  • Drapers Shop Assistant
    6%
  • Dressmaker
    6%

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

Sherrock Historical Records

What Sherrock family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sherrock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sherrock 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 222 immigration records available for the last name Sherrock. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 135 military records available for the last name Sherrock. For the veterans among your Sherrock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sherrock Life Expectancy

What is the average Sherrock lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Sherrock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sherrock in 1953 was 57, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sherrock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sherrock 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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