Schar Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name with scar(a) ‘army’ or ‘cutting weapon’ as the first element. South German (Schär): see Schaer. German: variant of Schaar 1.

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

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Schar Family Origin

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Schar Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Cooper

    8%
  • Druggist

    8%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schar. A less common occupation for the Schar family was Druggist. The most common Schar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Schar's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Schar | Data not to scale

Schar Historical Records

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Schar Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Schar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Schar in 1963 was 81, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schar

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