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Scherzer Family History

Scherzer Name Meaning
German, Austrian, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a jester or a nickname for a facetious person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German scherz, German Scherz ‘amusement’, ‘game’, ‘jest’.German (Swiss): habitational name for someone from a place called Scherz in Switzerland.

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

17,514 Historical Documents with Scherzer on Ancestry.com
5,593 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,177 Military Records
1,268 Immigration Records
2,574 Census and Voter Lists
5,902 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Scherzer Families

  • Number of Scherzer families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Scherzer families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Scherzer families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Scherzer Family Origin

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Scherzer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Scherzer

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Scherzer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Scherzer census records

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Scherzer Civil War Service Records

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