Scherb Family History

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Scherb Name Meaning

Southern German: metonymic occupational name for a potter, from scherbe ‘pot’, ‘potsherd’.

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


Similar surnames: Scher, Scheck, Scherf, Schenk, Scheid, Schaab, Schur, Schepp, Ascher

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Scherb Family Origin

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Scherb Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Baker

    13%
  • Cooper

    13%
  • Carpenter

    7%

In 1880, the most common Scherb occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Scherb's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scherb. A less common occupation for the Scherb family was Carpenter.

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Scherb Historical Records

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Scherb Life Expectancy

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