Sharrow History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Sharrow family

The surname Sharrow was first found in Yorkshire probably derived from the village named Sharow, which is about a mile from Ripon but may be possibly be from "some spot nearer the Lancashire border of the West Riding. " [1]

"Sharrow Lodge is a handsome mansion, commanding a fine view over the vale of Ure." [2]

Early History of the Sharrow family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sharrow research. Another 73 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1379, 1570, 1634, 1638, 1379 and 1620 are included under the topic Early Sharrow History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Sharrow Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Skirrow, Scirrow, Sharow, Skarrow, Sharrow, Skerow, Skerowe, Skirroe, Scurry, Skurry, Skirow and many more.

Early Notables of the Sharrow family (pre 1700)

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sharrow Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


Canada Sharrow migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Sharrow Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • George Sharrow, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1774

Contemporary Notables of the name Sharrow (post 1700) +

  • Leonard Sharrow (1915-2004), American bassoonist, known for his work with the NBC Symphony Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra as co-principal bassonist in 1977
  • James "Jimmy" Sharrow (b. 1985), American professional ice hockey player


  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.


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