Scharf Family History

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Scharf Name Meaning

South German: nickname for an energetic, active person, from Middle High German scharf, scharpf ‘sharp-cutting’.

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

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Scharf Family Origin

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Scharf Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Scharf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Scharf's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scharf. A less common occupation for the Scharf family was Carpenter.

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Scharf Historical Records

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Scharf Life Expectancy

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