Scherber Family History

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Scherber Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an agent derivative of Middle High German, German scherben ‘to cut into small pieces’, ‘to shave off’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a carpenter, tailor, or the like.

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

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Scherber Family Origin

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Scherber Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Painter

    20%
  • Retired-Hotel Keeper

    20%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scherber. A less common occupation for the Scherber family was Retired-Hotel Keeper. The most common Scherber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Scherber's were Farmers.

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Scherber Historical Records

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Scherber Life Expectancy

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