Scherling Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Scherling Name Meaning

German: nickname for someone with a short haircut or a hairstyle like a monk’s, from regional Scherling ‘shearling’, ‘shorn sheep’.

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


Similar surnames: Schelling, Sterling, Schierling, Sperling, Scheihing, Schilling

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Scherling Family Origin

Where is the Scherling family from?

Scherling Family Occupations

What did your Scherling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Scherling occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Scherling's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Scherling family was Butcher. Laborer, Bologna Maker and Book Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scherling.

View Census data for Scherling | Data not to scale

  • Laborer

    22%
  • Bologna Maker

    11%
  • Book Keeper

    11%
  • Butcher

    11%

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

Scherling Historical Records

What Scherling family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Scherling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scherling census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Scherling

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Scherling. 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.

View all Scherling immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Scherling. For the veterans among your Scherling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Scherling military records

You've only scratched the surface of Scherling family history.

Scherling Life Expectancy

What is the average Scherling lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Scherling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Scherling in 1959 was 57, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scherling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scherling 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 Scherling Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Look up another name