Scherzer Family History

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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%

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

Scherzer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

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

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Draft Card

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

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Scherzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Scherzer lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scherzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scherzer 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 Scherzer Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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