Schara Family History

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Schara Name Meaning

German: probably an altered spelling of Scharer or Scherer.

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

Similar surnames: Schar, Scharf, Scharp, Scharr, Scharer, Echard, Schank, Scherz

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Schara Family Origin

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Schara Family Occupations

What did your Schara ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schara family was Machinest. The most common Schara occupation in the USA was Carpet Weaver. 33% of Schara's were Carpet Weavers. Carpet Weaver and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Schara.

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  • Carpet Weaver

  • Farmer

  • Machinest


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schara ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Schara Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schara census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 214 immigration records available for the last name Schara. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 325 military records available for the last name Schara. For the veterans among your Schara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schara Life Expectancy

What is the average Schara lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Schara in 1962 was 89, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schara

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schara 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.

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