Scheer Family History

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Scheer Name Meaning

German and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a maker of shears and scissors, or a metonymic occupational name for a cutter (of cloth, hair, etc.), from Middle High German schere, Middle Dutch sc(h)erre ‘shears’. Jewish: variant of Scher.

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


Similar surnames: Scher, Scheper, Scheuer, Scherer, Schmeer, Schwer, Speer, Schenk

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Scheer Family Origin

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Scheer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Wagon Maker

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scheer. A less common occupation for the Scheer family was Wagon Maker. The most common Scheer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Scheer's were Farmers.

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Scheer Historical Records

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Scheer Life Expectancy

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Famous Scheer Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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