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Scherman Name Meaning

German (Schermann) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Scherer. Dutch: occupational name for a barber, shearer, or the like, from scheren ‘to shear’, ‘to clip or cut’ + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Sherman, Schulman, Scheiman, Ackerman, Schermer, Herman, Ockerman

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Scherman Family Origin

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Scherman Family Occupations

What did your Scherman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Scherman occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Scherman's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Scherman family was Carpenter. Laborer, Farmer and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scherman.

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Keeps House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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

Scherman Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Scherman ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Scherman Life Expectancy

What is the average Scherman lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, Scherman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Scherman in 1955 was 46, and 85 in 2004.

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