Scherff Family History

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Scherff Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German and Jewish Scherf.

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

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Scherff Family Origin

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Scherff Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    13%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

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Scherff Historical Records

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Scherff Life Expectancy

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