14-Day Free Trial GIVE ME ACCESS

Scharfenberg Family History

Scharfenberg Name Meaning
German: habitational name from any of a number of places so named, for example in Moravia and near Meissen.

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

13,148 Historical Documents with Scharfenberg on Ancestry.com
3,716 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
851 Military Records
1,021 Immigration Records
3,744 Census and Voter Lists
3,816 Member Trees

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Name Distribution of Scharfenberg Families

  • Number of Scharfenberg families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Scharfenberg families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Scharfenberg last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Scharfenberg census records

You can see how Scharfenberg families moved over time by selecting different Census years.

Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

View all Scharfenberg census records >

Scharfenberg Family Origin

Click on a place to view Scharfenberg immigration records

The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Scharfenberg families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

View all Scharfenberg immigration records >

Scharfenberg Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

Click on a circle in the chart to view Scharfenberg immigration records

You can find out when most of the Scharfenberg families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

View all Scharfenberg immigration records >

Average Life Expectancy for Scharfenberg

Click on a circle in the chart to view Scharfenberg birth and death records

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your 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.

View all Scharfenberg ancestors in the SSDI

Scharfenberg Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Scharfenberg census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Scharfenberg ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

View all Scharfenberg census records >

Scharfenberg Civil War Service Records

Click to view veteran service records

You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

View all Scharfenberg military records >

Message Board about Scharfenberg 18 Threads, 58 Messages

Look up another family name
×
  • Visit our other sites:

© 1997-2014 Ancestry.com | Corporate Information | Privacy | Terms and Conditions