Shorter Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Shorter Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Shorter family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 54
Female Servant 33
Ag Lab 13
Independent 12
Farmer 11
Male Servant 10
Labourer 9
Ag Labourer 6
Servant 5
Grocer 5
Frame Work Knitter 5
Shoe Maker 4
Milliner 3
Nurse 3
Dress Maker 3
Silversmith 3
Apprentice 3
Game Keeper 3
Baker Servant 2
Gardener 2
Publican 2
Agricultural Laborer 2
Carman 2
Doll Dresser 2
Gardiner 2

Shorter Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Shorter 100% 9,992
2 Sharter 86% 127

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The surname Shorter is the most popular version of all its varients

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