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Scherzer Name Meaning

German, Austrian, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a jester or a nickname for a facetious person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German scherz, German Scherz ‘amusement’, ‘game’, ‘jest’. German (Swiss): habitational name for someone from a place called Scherz in Switzerland.

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


Similar surnames: Scherer, Scherber, Scheiner, Schermer, Herzer, Scharrer, Scherger

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Scherzer Family Origin

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Scherzer Family Occupations

What did your Scherzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cabinet Maker, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scherzer. A less common occupation for the Scherzer family was Butcher. The most common Scherzer occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 23% of Scherzer's were Cabinet Makers.

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  • Cabinet Maker

    23%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Butcher

    8%

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Scherzer Historical Records

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

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Scherzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Scherzer lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, Scherzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Scherzer in 1957 was 37, and 84 in 2004.

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