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Scholar Family History

Scholar Name Meaning
nickname for a person who could read and write, at a time when education was the exception rather than the rule.According to Reaney, a local name from Old Norse skáli ‘hut’ + erg ‘shieling’. pwh.

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

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2,918 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,327 Military Records
303 Immigration Records
3,071 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Scholar Families

  • Number of Scholar families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Scholar families
     25 - 47
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Scholar families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Scholar Family Origin

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Scholar Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Scholar

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Scholar Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Scholar census records

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Scholar Civil War Service Records

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