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Scharfman Family History

Scharfman Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Schiffman, Scherman, Schatzman, Schorzman, Schwarzman, Schurman

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Where is the Scharfman family from?

You can see how Scharfman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Scharfman family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Scharfman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Scharfman families living in New York. This was about 36% of all the recorded Scharfman's in USA. New York had the highest population of Scharfman families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Scharfman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Scharfman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the USA named Scharfman. 34% of Scharfman men worked as a Salesman. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Manager
  • Rabbi
  • Mechanic
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Census Records

There are 642 census records available for the last name Scharfman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scharfman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 284 immigration records available for the last name Scharfman. 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 Cards

There are 92 military records available for the last name Scharfman. For the veterans among your Scharfman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Scharfman lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Scharfman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Scharfman in 1961 was 42, and 89 in 2004.

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