Scheerer Family History

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Scheerer Name Meaning

German and Dutch: occupational name for a cutter (of hair, cloth, etc.), Middle High German scherer, Middle Dutch sc(h)errer.

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


Similar surnames: Scherer, Scheurer, Schierer, Scheper, Schmeer, Scheiner, Schiefer

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Scheerer Family Origin

Where is the Scheerer family from?

Scheerer Family Occupations

What did your Scheerer ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Scheerer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Scheerer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scheerer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Scheerer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Scheerer. For the veterans among your Scheerer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scheerer Life Expectancy

What is the average Scheerer lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Scheerer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Scheerer in 1955 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scheerer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scheerer 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.

Famous Scheerer Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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