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Short genealogy is English. The name can have either an English or Gaelic origin. In either case, it originated as a descriptive surname referring to someone who was short of stature. The English origin is the Old English word "sceort" and Middle English "schort," both of which mean "short." The Gaelic origin is as an anglicization of the name Mac an Gheaire, Gheaire deriving from "giorr" or "short." There are written recordings of the name in Dorset as early as the late twelfth century and in Somerset in the thirteenth. Short family history includes famous Canadian comedian Martin Short.


Short Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Louise Short-- --, 1921November 28,1994PA
B Anne Short-- --, 1930December ,1995ME
C Carlos Short-- --, 1921May 31,2002VA
D June Short-- --, 1928August 25,2007OH

Short Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Isabell Short-- --, 1926May 26,1998West Fork,AR
F Eleanor Short-- --, 1917October 20,2008Columbia,MD
G Dorothy Short-- --, 1917December 31,2000Wichita,KS
H Earl Short-- --, 1913July 20,1991Crowley,TX

Short Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Broadus ShortEthel WinstonOctober 12,1934Wake, NC
Charles ShortCecile BradshawJanuary 29,1964Wake, NC
Douglas ShortMargaret OwenNovember 22,1942Wake, NC
Thomas ShortSarah MonieNovember 23,1937Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Short

469th: Tyler470th: Vasquez
471st: Abbott472nd: Carson
473rd: Brennan474th: Lindsey
475th: O'Neill476th: Nash
477th: Chase478th: Glover

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